To report smoke or fire in the forest: 1-877-NWT-FIRE (1-877-698-3473)

Health Effects of Smoke

See information about the Health Effects of Smoke and also see the GNWT Air Quality Monitoring Site

FireSmart Program

Find out about the FireSmart program

FireSmart Starts in Your Backyard Contest

Enter the NWT FireSmart Starts in Your Backyard Contest for your chance to win a pump, hoses and sprinklers to help protect your property from wildfire. View contest details.

Values At Risk (VAR)

Click here to read more about protecting your cabin or asset on the land.

Prevention & Education

Learn how to identify and mitigate wildland fire risk by improving your awareness of fire safety and prevention.

Wildland Fire Management

Learn more about the stewardship of natural resources in the NWT. 

Our Forest

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Mission Statement

"Provide for the stewardship of NWT forests through sustainable management of forest resources and forest fire management."