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Upon the signing of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement (NLCA), the federal government provided a one-time payment of $11 million to the NWMB. This money was used to establish the Nunavut Wildlife Research Trust (NWRT), which was created to fund wildlife research conducted by territorial and federal government departments.  The NWRT provides an annual allocation to address wildlife research priorities as identified by the NWMB through its identification of NWMB and Regional Wildlife Management and Research Priorities in the three regions of Nunavut.

Each year in December, the Trustees of the NWRT determine the amount of funding that will be available in each funding period based on the performance of the Trust. The NWMB responsibly manages the Trust to ensure that the funds continue to grow and are therefore available for wildlife research over the long-term.

Thanks to sound financial management, the fund’s current value is approximately $20 million, and has permitted the annual allocation of  approximately $700,000 to $800,000 to researchers from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Wildlife Service (Environment Canada), Parks Canada, and the Government of Nunavut Department of Environment since its inception in 1994.  The performance of the NWRT is updated yearly in the NWMB’s annual reports.

For more information, or to apply for funding please refer to:

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1NWRT Funding Guide (2021) - ENGNWRT Funding Guide (2021) - ENG (Details)Mar 30, 2022964 times
2NWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015-Present) - INUKNWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015-Present) - INUK (Details)Sep 29, 20156967 times
3NWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015 - present) - ENGNWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015 - present) - ENG (Details)Mar 30, 20226996 times

 

FInancial Reports

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#3-10-16: Admiralty Inlet narwhal aerial survey#3-10-16: Admiralty Inlet narwhal aerial survey

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1Interim Progress ReportInterim Progress Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146945 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146726 times

#4-10-02: Kivalliq arctic tern decline#4-10-02: Kivalliq arctic tern decline

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1Interim Progress ReportInterim Progress Report (Details)Nov 04, 20147326 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146946 times

#4-10-03: Avian cholera#4-10-03: Avian cholera

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147250 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20147070 times
3Final reportFinal report (Details)Nov 04, 20147828 times

#2-10-14: Baffin Bay polar bear aerial survey#2-10-14: Baffin Bay polar bear aerial survey

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147152 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146777 times

#2-10-09: Baffin Island caribou distribution#2-10-09: Baffin Island caribou distribution

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20149989 times
2Interim financial reportInterim financial report (Details)Nov 04, 20146793 times

#3-10-12: Eclipse Sound narwhal movements and ecology#3-10-12: Eclipse Sound narwhal movements and ecology

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147079 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146701 times

#2-10-13: Foxe Basin polar bear aerial survey#2-10-13: Foxe Basin polar bear aerial survey

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147018 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146573 times

#3-10-09: Foxe Basin walrus survey#3-10-09: Foxe Basin walrus survey

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20146527 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146730 times

#3-10-05: Ice-breeding seal monitoring#3-10-05: Ice-breeding seal monitoring

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147087 times
2Final Financial ReportFinal Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146595 times

#3-10-10: Multi-species stock assessment#3-10-10: Multi-species stock assessment

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 05, 20146581 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146152 times

#2-10-10: North Baffin caribou movement patterns#2-10-10: North Baffin caribou movement patterns

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1Final report, part 1Final report, part 1 (Details)Nov 05, 20147260 times
2Final Financial ReportFinal Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146160 times

#2-10-01: Qamanirjuaq barren-ground caribou predation#2-10-01: Qamanirjuaq barren-ground caribou predation

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 05, 20147113 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146686 times

#2-10-12: Raptor population ecology#2-10-12: Raptor population ecology

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1Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146380 times
2Final reportFinal report (Details)Nov 05, 20146679 times

#3-10-15: Sylvia Grinnell arctic char population#3-10-15: Sylvia Grinnell arctic char population

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report Locked by 1 year ago (Details)Nov 05, 20147258 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146348 times

#2-10-08: Kivalliq muskox populations#2-10-08: Kivalliq muskox populations

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1Final reportFinal report Locked by 1 year ago (Details)Nov 05, 20147413 times

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