October 2017 – NWT Year in Review

NNSL- January 7, 2018

2017 wildfires seventh worst on record At more than one million hectares burned, 2017 was the territory’s seventh worst year for forest fires since the NWT began keeping records in 1975, according to Environment Minister Robert C. McLeod. Of 249 fires in 2017, 17 are suspected to have been human-caused. It was the first year…

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