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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)Jul 05, 20221091 times
2NWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015-Present) - INUKNWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015-Present) - INUK (Details)Sep 29, 20157118 times
3NWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015 - present) - ENGNWRT Carry Over Request Form (2015 - present) - ENG (Details)Mar 30, 20227142 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, 20147083 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146868 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, 20147460 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20147066 times

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

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1Interim progress reportInterim progress report (Details)Nov 04, 20147386 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20147210 times
3Final reportFinal report (Details)Nov 04, 20147965 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, 20147281 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146904 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, 201410122 times
2Interim financial reportInterim financial report (Details)Nov 04, 20146913 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, 20147207 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146836 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, 20147137 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146701 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, 20146659 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146846 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, 20147196 times
2Final Financial ReportFinal Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146699 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, 20146684 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146241 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, 20147365 times
2Final Financial ReportFinal Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146261 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, 20147209 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146776 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, 20146481 times
2Final reportFinal report (Details)Nov 05, 20146790 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, 20147368 times
2Interim Financial ReportInterim Financial Report (Details)Nov 04, 20146447 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, 20147527 times

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