Resources

NWT School Gardens – Curriculum for Grade 3

This book is based on the highly successful Growing Together at Weledeh program, and is intended to help schools start up their own, similar programs.

Managing Hazardous Waste in Your Community

A 38 minute instructional film, intended to help NWT communities deal with stockpiles of hazardous waste and develop a community hazardous waste management plan.

Bottled Water in the NWT

Ecology North launched a study into the amount of bottled water consumed in the NWT in 2014-2015. The research methods, approach, and results are reported in this background document.

Trout Lake Water Quality Sampling 2015-2016

This document presents the results of a sampling program aimed at learning more about how abandoned wells in the Sambaa K'e watershed may be impacting surrounding water quality.

Carbon Pricing in the NWT

Two documents, published in 2016 and 2017, outline carbon pricing recommendations for the NWT. These were created to aid decision makers and inform the public on carbon pricing.

Get to Know Your Watershed! Teacher Resource Guide

This guide includes lesson plans for all grades, each designed to engage students in a hands-on watershed building activity and teach about watersheds, their features, and functions.

Schools for a Living Planet Teacher Resources

Curriculum-linked lesson plans for Grades 3 to 8, covering a wide variety of topics, all directly linked to the NWT. Alternate versions created for Nunavut.

Sambaa K’e Source Water Protection Planning

Source water protection planning is an important first step to ensure safe drinking water. This plan identifies potential contaminant sources and includes a series of management actions.

Integrating Climate Change into Municipal Planning

This report describes how climate change is affecting northern communities and describes a process for integrating these considerations into existing municipal planning processes.

Pepper and the Mighty Mackenzie

Join Pepper the Sand Piper as she explores the mighty Mackenzie River. Through her journey, you will meet lots of friends and find many games – colouring, word searches, connect-the-dots and more!