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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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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)
August 22, 2014 – The black bear cubs temporarily living at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve will be moving to a permanent home with the Calgary Zoo, where they will be safe and well-cared for. Minister of Environment Currie Dixon thanked the preserve staff for their extra effort to house and care for the cubs since mid-July. Their mother was dispatched when she became a threat to public safety as a result of unsecured garbage and compost. (YG News Release)
August 20 , 2014– The Yukon government has improved the permitting regime to create a simplified and responsive system that is more flexible for clients but also encourages compliance. Application fees have been eliminated and permit duration increased to a maximum of 10 years. (YG News Release)
August 14, 2014 – Full services will be available at 10 Yukon government campground until September 30. Residents and tourists alike can now camp in comfort during the fall shoulder season. Check the campground availability page to find out your options. (YG News Release)
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