Specialized Training

NALMA is pleased to offer Specialized Training Sessions on the following subjects:

Introduction to Land Management Toolkit

Intended for those who are not familiar with land management on reserve lands. Land Managers, and other key stakeholders are taught basic information to better understand the fundamental concept of land management and the influences effecting policy and procedures.

Land Regimes Toolkit

To provide an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with opting into the Reserve Land and Environment Management Program (RLEMP), First Nation Lands Management Act (FNLMA), and Self-Government Land Regimes.   This training also includes an overview of best practices for the set up of a lands office.

Locatee Leasing Toolkit

Intended to provide land managers with a greater understanding of the fundamental concepts of Locatee Leasing management to ensure the well-being of the community members and to protect First Nation assets.

Commercial Leasing Toolkit

This training is designed to provide an overview of managing commercial leasing on reserve. Participants will learn about the Reserve Land Designation processes, the benefits of a Land Use Plan, examine various clauses of a commercial lease, and best practices.

Reserve Land Designations Toolkit

Intended to assist First Nation Land Managers to navigate through the Designation Process.   This process is a critical and imperative part of setting aside Reserve Land for economic development and other non-traditional uses for extended periods of time.


For more information about Introduction to Land Management, Commercial Leasing, Land Regimes, Reserve Creation, or Reserve Land Designation Toolkits, please contact Buffy Hill at bhill@nalma.ca 


Additions to Reserves and Reserve Creation Toolkit

Intended to assist First Nation Land Managers, and other key stakeholders to navigate through the three phases of the Additions to Reserve, and Reserve Creation process.  The primary focus of this training is to provide participants with a clear understanding of the ATR/RC process and the First Nation’s role in developing their ATR/RC proposal.

Environmental Management Toolkit

This training will provide participants with a general overview of Environmental Management on Reserve lands. Participants will gain an understanding of how to develop an Environmental Management plan for their community.

For more information about our Environment Unit, please click here 

Survey Toolkit

This toolkit has been developed to provide an understanding of surveys on Indian Reserves and the accompanying products, records, and systems.  The user will achieve the basic concepts of location boundaries, survey posts, making sketches, and surveying terminology.

For more information about our Survey Unit, please click here 


For information about the Additions to Reserves, Environment, and Survey Toolkits, please contact Juliana Thompson at jthompson@nalma.ca


Estates Management Toolkit

This training presents a number of common principles, best practices, suggested methods, as well as questions for your consideration when dealing with estates. The training provides participants with the basic concepts of estates management including wills, notification of death, settling debts, distribution of assets and closing the estate.


For information about the Estates Management Toolkit, please contact Juliana Thompson at jthompson@nalma.ca

Land Use Planning Toolkit

The Land Use Planning Toolkit has been developed by NALMA as a practical aid for First Nations’ use in developing a land use plan for their community. Culture, tradition, type of land regime, experience, available resources, and the wishes of the community are all factors that must be considered to help determine the type and extent of the Land Use Planning.

For more information about our Land Use Planning Unit, please contact Becky Wolfe at bwolfe@nalma.ca

Training Schedule

To view our specialized training schedule, and to register for a session, please visit our events calendar nalma.ca/events