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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.

Dec 04 14

Limited edition Thaidene Nene posters now available
Two gorgeous, limited edition Thaidene Nene posters are now available for purchase. Featuring Thaidene Nene through the seasons, the images were selected from entries to our 2014 Love the Land Photo Contest. Posters are large format (2' by 3'), and are $20 each. They are available through our office: 867-873-9893 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). All proceeds support our work with the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation to communicate the benefits of establishing Thaidene Nene with NWT residents.

Nov 18 14

NWT residents share talents, landscape with Love The Land contest
For the third year running, photographers of all skill levels from the NWT entered their best works capturing some of these Northern natural treasures to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Love The Land photo contest. CPAWS added a special category to the contest this year, calling for photos from Thaidene Nene near the East Arm of Great Slave Lake in an effort to show support for the movement to turn the stunning area into a federally protected national park.

Nov 13 14

CPAWS heads to World Parks Congress this week
Six national and regional CPAWS conservation leaders are headed to the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia which runs November 12 – 19th to present their leading efforts and programs to protect at least half of Canada’s land and water and connect more people with nature. CPAWS was the first national organization to formally adopt the goal of protecting at least half of nature, and is proud to be showcasing its work to protect large areas of Canada’s landscape with partners such as the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation. In addition to giving a presentation on North American Indigenous People and Protected Areas, Steven Nitah, representing the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, will be speaking at the Nature Needs Half event about Thaidene Nene, a proposed large new protected area in the Northwest Territories in which CPAWS is engaged

Nov 04 14

Join us at the 2015 Love the Land Calendar launch: November 13th!
Save the date! We are launching both the 2015 Love the Land Calendar AND the Thaidene Nene poster on Thursday, November 13th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm at Javaroma in Yellowknife.

Aug 28 14

Love the Land Photo Contest Deadline EXTENDED
We have extended the deadline for entries to the 2014 Love the Land Photo Contest! You now have until Friday, September 12 to submit up to five photos.

Aug 20 14

Canadian Zinc All-Season Road & Airstrip Environmental Assessment Process
In May of 2014, a proposal by Canadian Zinc to construct an all-season road and airstrip for Prairie Creek Mine was deferred to an Environmental Assessment (EA) process through the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board. The road runs 184km between the mine and the Liard Highway, travelling half of its length within the boundaries of Nahanni National Park Reserve.

Aug 19 14

CPAWS-NWT Annual General Meeting: September 18, 7:30pm
CPAWS-NWT is holding its Annual General Meeting, Thursday, September 18th, 2014, 7:30pm, at the Yellowknife Public Library Meeting Room.

Jun 26 14

Land Protection Must Move Forward - By Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – NWT Chapter
Protected areas are an essential component of an overall land use and conservation strategy. They help to conserve ecosystems, watersheds, and biodiversity; provide important benchmarks for assessing the effects of surrounding land use and environmental change; and provide long-term certainty about where industrial development is and is not acceptable.

Jun 05 14

Spring Nahendeh News is out!
The latest issue of our biannual newsletter, Nahendeh Notes, is ready for your reading pleasure!

May 16 14

Disappointing boundary for new Nááts’ihch’oh National Park in Nahanni Headwaters
“Unfortunately this park boundary does not reflect the extensive scientific evidence of what’s needed to protect the Nahanni watershed, nor does it take into account the overwhelming public support for protecting the entire Nahanni headwaters expressed during the public consultations on the proposed park. More work is still needed to protect the Nahanni.”

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