In the NT Region, INAC plays an important role in promoting environmental protection and ecological sustainability. The Department provides programs and services that support a made-in-the-North model for environmental stewardship.
NEW Proposed amendments to the Mackenzie Valley Land Use Regulations pursuant to the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (MVRMA) - Consultation Document
NEW 2010 NWT Environmental Audit
The second report to audit the effectiveness of environmental management in the Northwest Territories (NWT) was released by the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. The audit evaluates the quality of the environment in the Mackenzie Valley by assessing three key areas: the NWT regulatory regime; the monitoring of cumulative impacts; and trends in the environment. It is intended to ensure that responsible economic development occurs within a sound environmental management framework.
Environmental protection and ecological sustainability are supported by two divisions within the INAC NT Region:
In this section, you will find information on INAC's environment and conservation program areas: