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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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Fur sealing
September 23, 2014  – The 2014-15 Yukon Trapping Regulations Summary is now available at all Environment Yukon offices. The booklet provides new trap use requirements for 2015, an outline of trapping regulations and information of interest to trappers. Learn more about changes to this year's regulations and to view or download a PDF of the booklet.
September 18, 2014  – The Yukon government is seeking public comment on its plans to modernize the recycling regulations. The current system began in 1992 to reduce beverage containers in landfills, and later added specific tires. Proposed changes will ensure that recycling fees better cover the costs of diverting and processing recyclable materials. The deadline for comment is November 21, 2014. Learn more and provide your input.
September 17, 2014  – Whitehorse resident Aletta Leitch, 23, was selected from among 10 candidates who applied to be this year's Climate Change Youth Ambassador for Yukon. Aletta will accompany government delegates to the Conference of the Parties (COP 20), an international climate change negotiation conference in Lima, Peru from December 8 to 12, 2014. (YG News Release)
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.
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