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Wildlife viewing schedule

Discover Yukon's flora and fauna with free wildlife viewing events across the territory.

Wildlife viewing schedule

Discover Yukon's flora and fauna with free wildlife viewing events across the territory.

Yukon hunting regulations

Find out everything you need to know about hunting in Yukon for the 2014-15 season.

Yukon bears are still active

Keep yourself and the bears safe. Stay alert outdoors and store garbage & compost securely.

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Hon. Currie Dixon, Minister of Environment
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September 15, 2014 – The latest Environment Yukon e-newsletter was released last week. It's chock-full of the latest information and updates. Find out about a unique fall wildlife viewing activity and a sheep horn study that summarizes over 40 years of data collection. You can sign up to have our monthly e-newsletter delivered directly into your inbox, as well as view past issues here.
September 10, 2014  – This is a reminder to all Yukoners that no matter where you live, you're in bear country. The best way to prevent a negative encounter with a bear is to minimize household attractants. Keep garbage and compost secure and out of reach. You can also use electric fencing as safe and effective way to protect property and livestock. Let's all do our part to help keep bears wild and alive. Learn more.
September 8, 2014  – The Yukon government has been collecting information about sheep horns since the 1970s. Find out what the horns reveal in the new booklet Yukon Thinhorn Sheep: Horn Growth, Genetics and Climate Change, which summarizes the results of over 40 years of sheep data collection and analysis. The booklet is full of fascinating findings and lots of photos. View the full-colour PDF version or pick up a black & white print copy at any Environment Yukon office.
August 26, 2014 – Minister of Environment Currie Dixon has thanked First Nation, tribal, state and federal governments for their effort to responsibly manage this year's Yukon River chinook salmon run. This approach bodes well for future returns of the fishery. (YG News Release)
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