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Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS nwt. Clicking on a link will you take to the chapter's website.

Nov 27 15

Parks Canada wants YOUR views on Thaidene Nene!
The time has come to share your support for Thaidene Nene with Parks Canada! Parks Canada is hosting a public consultation event in Yellowknife on Wednesday, December 9th in Yellowknife at Northern United Place, from 7 – 9 pm. Please come out to share your support for establishing Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve. Your voice matters in this process!

Nov 26 15

Are the agreements set up to build a timber industry in the NWT enough to prevent impact on the boreal woodland caribou herd?

Nov 12 15

Territorial candidate conservation questionnaire: results are in!
In the lead-up to our territorial election on November 23rd, CPAWS-NWT sent a Conservation Issues Questionnaire to all 60 territorial candidates.

Oct 29 15

CPAWS-NWT Sends Conservation Issues Questionnaire to Territorial Candidates
In the lead-up to this November's territorial election, we are issuing a Conservation Issues Questionnaire to each candidate running for office.

Oct 09 15

CPAWS-NWT polls NWT federal candidates about environmental issues
At the end of September, we distributed a questionnaire on NWT environmental issues to all four federal candidates for our NWT riding. Here are their responses in short form, as we advertised them in NewsNorth on Monday October 12th.

Oct 08 15

CPAWS-NWT encouraged by GNWT’s commitment to conservation in Draft Conservation Areas Action Plan
Editor: CPAWS-NWT is pleased to see the steps the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is taking to continue the work started under the NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) through the Draft NWT Conservation Areas Action Plan.

Sep 04 15

CPAWS-NWT AGM is on September 10th!
Our Annual General Meeting is on Thursday September 10th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Yellowknife Public Library Meeting Room.

Jul 30 15

Thaidene Nene national park reserve boundary unveiled this week!
This week in Lutsel K'e, the federal government unveiled the proposed boundary for the national park reserve portion of Thaidene Nene. Read our media release about this important milestone, and check out some of the national media coverage at the Land of the Ancestors newsroom.

Jul 29 15

Lutsel K’e, NWT – CPAWS welcomes important progress towards protecting Thaidene Nene
Lutsel K’e, NWT – Today’s release by the federal government of its proposed boundary for Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve marks a significant next step in finalizing the protection of the magnificent wilderness area around the East Arm of Great Slave Lake that is also the heart of the homeland of the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation.

Jul 22 15

Our Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter is out!
Read the new issue of Nahendeh Notes to learn about: the CPAWS National meetings held in Yellowknife this past April, boreal caribou conservation, breaking news about Thaidene Nene, the start of this year's Love the Land Photo Contest, and our newest Board Member, Antje Rilk!

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