What We Do

The objectives of the Northwest Territories Council on Invasive Species, Pests and Pathogens are to:

  • Provide information, advice, and recommendations to management authorities and other decision makers about threats, best practices, planning, prioritization, and emerging concerns related to invasive species, pests, and pathogens.
  • Serve as a respected source of credible information and resources on invasive species, pests, and pathogens in the Northwest Territories.
  • Increase awareness and educate about the destructive impacts that invasive species, pests, and pathogens can have on the environment, economy, and society.
  • Engage and empower people to prevent, detect, and take action against invasive species, pests, and pathogens.
  • Foster partnerships with jurisdictions, agencies, industry, and other groups to collaboratively develop and implement management programs to combat invasive species, pests, and pathogens.