Oct. 5: 5-Year Plan for Conservation Network Planning Released
The government released a five-year work plan to advance conservation network planning. Healthy Land, Healthy People: GNWT Priorities for Advancement of Conservation Network Planning 2016-2021, outlines two clear priority outcomes to be achieved by the territory over the next five years in partnership with Aboriginal governments and other planning partners:
- Conclude planning and decision-making for each existing candidate area to a point of final decision on establishment
- Develop a renewed strategy for NWT conservation network planning, which includes ecological representation planning.