The Renewable Resources, Environment, Lands and Parks Department has a wide range of responsibilities that are divided into five main areas:
• Inuit Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Support Program.
• Park development and operations.
• Uumajuit Program.
• Lands and regional planning.
Funding for the Department’s activities in the areas of parks, environment, wildlife protection and land use planning is received from the Québec government through the Agreement concerning Block Funding for the Kativik Regional Government (Sivunirmut Agreement). Funding for the Inuit Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Support Program, marine wildlife conservation, abandoned mineral exploration site clean-up and other environmental activities is received through specific agreements with the Ministère des Fôrets, de la Faune et des Parcs (forests, wildlife and parks), the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles (energy and natural resources), Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Restor-Action NunavikFunding for specific projects is also received from other sources.