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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.

Keep urban wildlife wild and alive

Feeding wild animals might seem like an act of kindness, but it's not. Click the link above and learn more.

Celebration of Swans 2014

We know spring is coming when trumpeter and tundra swans stop to feed and rest on open waters during their migration north.

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Hon. Currie Dixon, Minister of Environment
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Swans on the ice
April 16, 2014 – This month’s e-newsletter features news about events that celebrate the return of swans to Yukon, as well as new exhibits at Swan Haven. Find out more about a new amphibian management plan and what we heard in the Environment Act public review. There's also a link to a video of Yukon wildlife caught on a motion detecting camera. Subscribe to the newsletter here.
April 9, 2014 – We're posting new signs to generate awareness about aquatic invasive species and to help safeguard Yukon’s biodiversity. Didymo algae, zebra mussels, New Zealand mud snails and waterweed pose a high risk of introduction and spread in Yukon. In some parts of North America invasive species are responsible for habitat damage, loss of resources and economic loss. (YG News Release)
April 4, 2014 – To mark its 20th anniversary the Swan Haven Interpretive Centre has unveiled new exhibits that encourage the appreciation and stewardship of water birds in Yukon. Even if you’ve visited the interpretive centre in the past, you will want to venture out again for a completely new experience. The centre is open from April 1 to 30. (YG News Release)
April 1, 2014 – The Yukon government is putting modern environmental protection measures in place. Bill 73 updates the existing Environment Act to allow activities such as recycling, solid waste management plans and contaminated sites to be more effectively dealt with. (YG News Release)
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