The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley collaborate in five Areas of Operations (AoO). This section of the website is dedicated to communication materials intended to provide a background to what the Boards do, some learning materials related to topics of interest, and updates on ongoing initiatives through our quarterly newsletter.

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January 2020

October 2019 

December 2013

February 2013

September 2012

May 2012

February 2012

September 2011


Preliminary Screening in a Nutshell - 2020 SLWB Community Tour - Feb 18-20_20

The Public Hearing Process in a Nutshell - 2020 SLWB Community Tour - Feb 18-20_20

Water Licence for the Norman Wells Operations of Imperial Oil Resources NWT Limited - 2020 SLWB Community Tour - Feb 18-20_20

LWB Municipal Water Licensing Process in the Mackenzie Valley - LGANT- Sep 25_19

SLWB Public Information Session - Norman Wells and Tulita - 2014

SLWB Public Information Session - Feb 18-22_13

SLWB Regional Workshop - Sep 18-19_12

Annual Technical Training - 2012

Improving Compliance, Capacity and Communication - NTWWA Conference - Nov 22_10

Building Capacity Through Technical Training Initiatives - Geo Science - Nov 16_10

Land and Resource Management in the Mackenzie Valley - North of 60 Conference - Nov 12_09

Implementing and Improving Co-Management in the NWT - Inuvik Petroleum Show - Jun 17_09

The Role of Monitoring from a Regulatory Perspective - Science in the Changing North Conference - Jun 15_09

Learning Materials

Development in the Wek'èezhìı Management Area 

Glaciers & Permafrost 

Water Life 

Climate Change 

Climate Change Effects in the North 

Mineral Exploration in Wek'èezhìı 

Geology - 3 Types of Rocks 

Rock Talk - Dec 7_10


Mining Technical Training - Jun 2-3_10

Acid Rock Drainage - Dec 14_10

Waste Management Hierarchy


Mercury Toxicity

Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program

Regulation of Lands

Regulation of Water

Regulatory Regime – Big Picture


Sharing Responsibility Pamphlet