NWT Species at Risk Stewardship Program

We are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Stewardship Program year. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2015.

Email or fax your application to the Species at Risk Secretariat (SARA@gov.nt.ca or (867) 873-0293).

For more information, please see the Species at Risk Stewardship Program brochure. The Species at Risk Stewardship Program application package is available here.

Download the information brochure: Click Here 
Download the application form: Click Here 
Download the reporting template: Click Here
Download the advertising poster: Click Here

Note: You may need to update or install Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader, in order to save the application form to your computer. Click here for your free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

The Species at Risk Stewardship Program provides funding for projects that support the long-term protection and recovery of species that are at risk or of concern in the NWT.

Please submit your completed application form if you have an idea for a project that:

  • Improves the well-being of species of concern; or
  • Takes protective measures for species; habitats or ecosystems; or
  • Encourages involvement in stewardship activities through outreach, education and awareness-building; or
  • ​Increases stewardship-related knowledge and skills of landowners or other groups.

Your project could receive up to $5,000 in funding from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources!

Interested in reading about past Species at Risk Stewardship Projects?

2013-14 Stewardship project summaries
2012-13 Stewardship project summaries
2011-12 Stewardship project summaries
2010-11 Stewardship project summaries

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Government of Canada stewardship funding programs:

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk (HSP) funds projects that conserve and protect species at risk and their habitats. Click here for more information.

Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk (AFSAR) is designed to help Aboriginal organizations and communities build capacity to enable them to participate actively in the conservation and recovery of species at risk. Click here for more information.