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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.

Summer is for campers

From backcountry wilds to family-friendly serviced campgrounds, Yukon is a camper's paradise.

Stay safe in bear country

Bear country isn't just in the Yukon wild. It's your campsite, worksite, and backyard, too.

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Hon. Currie Dixon, Minister of Environment
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July 28, 2014  – If your business is storing special or hazardous waste such as used oil, antifreeze, solvents and batteries, call Environment Yukon to arrange for our annual collection service. We'll pick up your waste and cover the cost of transporting it to the proper disposal or recycling facility. Your business is responsible for disposal costs. Deadline to register is August 6, 2014. To sign up or learn more call 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5636.
July 24, 2014  – The Yukon government seeks public comment about its plans to build a new campground on Tagish Lake’s Windy Arm, 16 km south of Carcross. Meetings are scheduled to take place on July 30 in Carcross and July 31 in Whitehorse. Click here for specific meeting times and dates or to find out more about the proposed campground.
July 18, 2014  – All angling for salmon in the Yukon River is prohibited until further notice. This means that anglers cannot target salmon or use gear that would normally be used to catch salmon in the Yukon River and its tributaries. For more information, read the Yukon River Salmon Update notice. Click here to subscribe to updates from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
July 15, 2014  – This month’s e-newsletter features news about events that celebrate Canada’s Parks Day in Yukon, and a climate change event for youth. Find out more about how to manage bear attractants at your home and learn about how Yukoners topped the charts in Canadian Nature Survey. There's also a link to a Yukon water website and the new Fish Health Handbook. Subscribe to the newsletter here.
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