The Sahtu Renewable Resources Board establishes policies and propose regulations in respect of the harvesting of wildlife, both on a personal and a commercial basis, on commercial activities related to wildlife including commercial establishments for harvesting, guiding and outfitting services and hunting, fishing and naturalist camps and lodges. The Board approves plans for the management and protection of wildlife, the designation of conservation areas and endangered species, interim management guidelines and park management plans, etc., regulation proposed by government, and establishes rules and procedures for consultation and to review any matter in respect of wildlife referred to it by government.
The Board was established under the Sahtu Dene and Metis Land Claim Settlement Act.
The Board is composed of six members and six alternates, and a Chair to be nominated by the members. Three members and three alternates are to be nominated by the Sahtu, two members and two alternates are to be nominated by Canada and one member and one alternate are to be nominated by the Government of the Northwest Territories. Members are appointed by Order-in-Council.
PO Box 134
Tulita NT X0E 0K0