Resources

Feasibility of Centralized Composting in Hay River

This study looks at options for composting in Hay River, including the feasibility of composting poultry manure, paper waste, wood chips, and household organics.

Fort Resolution Youth Water Monitoring Project

Teaching modules on ice, water quality, and snow, prepared for pilot use with youth in Ft. Resolution. Each module includes multiple activities, activity sheets, a teachers' guide, and curriculum links.

Wood Pellet Ash as an Agricultural Soil Amendment

A study looking at the options and safety of using ash from pellet stoves and boilers as an agricultural soil amendment in the NWT.

Biodiesel Project

A report investigating the feasibility of transforming waste oil from Yellowknife restaurants into biodiesel for use in heating buildings.

Fort McPherson Adaptation Planning Project

Multiple documents relating to adaption planning in Fort McPherson/Tetl'it Zheh. The plan highlights 40 recommended adaptations for the community.

Tsiigehtchic Adaptation Planning Project

Multiple documents relating to adaption planning in Tsiigetchic. The plan highlights 34 recommended adaptations for the community.

Climate Change Impacts on Northern Water and Wastewater

A protocol for assessing the vulnerability of northern water and wastewater systems to climate change, including assessments for the communities of Wekweètì, Déline, and Tsiigehtchic.

Preparing for Climate Change – Posters

This series of posters highlights the main impacts of climate change on northern communities, including impacts on buildings, food security, transportation,drainage and flooding.

Navigating the Waters of Change

This paper assess the potential impacts of climate change on water and wastewater systems in the NWT. It outlines actions to increase the capacity of communities to respond to these changes.

Behind the Bottle

A four-page information sheet about bottled water. Includes information and fun facts about bottled water and the NWT.