Resources

Beekeeping Best Management Practices Manual

If you are considering beekeeping in the Northwest Territories, this document will introduce you to the information you need to get started.

Species at Risk Teacher Guides

Information and activities on different NWT species at risk, including a bat, bird, bumble bee, and two amphibians. These education resources range in grade level from grade 1 to grade 9.

Climate Action Training

A web-based education opportunity for NWT residents looking to gain knowledge, skills, and resources to help face the climate crisis. This resource consists of six, 90 minute webinar recordings.

Northern Backyard Farming Booklets

A series of plain-language, illustrated booklets that teach about small-scale agriculture in the NWT. Topics include raising chickens, composting, preserving food, and growing in small spaces!

Northern Adaptation Guides

Plain-language, fully illustrated infrastructure guides created to help northerners adapt to the changing climate. Available in English, French, and Inuktitut.

Summer of Smoke

Born out of the devastating 2014 NWT wildfire season, this project involved a research study and short film, both looking into the health effects of the fire season.

Yellowknife Sustainable Event Checklist

The how-to checklist to running a sustainable, zero-waste, bottled water-free, energy conscious event in Yellowknife.

Composting in Remote Northern Camps

A resource developed for camp managers to explore the options, benefits, and barriers to composting at remote worksites in Northern Canada.

Northern Soil Recipes

Recipe cards designed to help NWT residents make their own soil out of locally available ingredients. Four recipes cover different regions and soil qualities of the NWT.

A Guide to Building Sustainable Garden Soil in the NWT

A detailed guide to building healthy soil in the NWT, including a breakdown of local sources of soil-building organics and easy steps for assessing soil content.