August 2017 – NWT Year in Review

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Gwich’in lift ban on Dall sheep A survey of Dall sheep in the Richardson Mountains, between Aklavik and Fort McPherson showed the population’s numbers on the rise, which meant the Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) lifted its voluntary closure on hunting the animals. The board’s survey showed the population had climbed from 496 in 2014...