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Yukon government camprounds

Enjoy the great outdoors this summer! Government campgrounds are fully serviced until mid-September.

Yukon government campgrounds

Enjoy the great outdoors this summer! Government campgrounds are fully serviced until mid-September.

Wildlife viewing events

Get acquainted with Yukon's wildlife with FREE wildlife viewing events across the territory.

Climate change and Yukon

The rapid effect of climate change in the arctic threatens environmental and historic resources such as Herschel Island-Qikiqtaruk.

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Latest News

 

State of the Environment Interim Report 2015 cover
May 15, 2015 Minister of Environment Wade Istchenko tabled the Yukon State of the Environment Interim Report 2015 on May 13. The 2015 interim report uses the best available information to update 27 of the 33 environmental indicators from the Yukon State of the Environment Report, which was published in May 2014. It also provides information on recent and current government actions to address environmental issues, and includes 11 profile stories that highlight interesting and evolving work in Yukon.
May 12, 2015Read more... Yukon angling licences and resident annual campground permits can now be purchased online. The service began this week on a limited basis through a self-serve kiosk at our main office in Whitehorse. On Tuesday, May 19 the service will be fully functioning and available for anyone with an internet connected computer through the Environment Yukon website.
May 11, 2015Read more... The Government of Yukon will maintain the roadside hunting of grizzly bears while developing the territory’s first grizzly bear management plan. The management plan will ensure that the varied interests in the conservation and management of Yukon’s grizzly bear population are heard and addressed, including federal Species at Risk concerns. (YG News Release)
Beaver killed on Millennium Trail in Whitehorse
May 8, 2015Read more... A mature beaver appears to have been bludgeoned to death on the Millenium Trail on May 7. The animal was found about 100 metres downstream from the fish hatchery on the Riverdale side of the trail. It is an offense under the Wildlife Act to kill a beaver without a permit. Conservation Officers request the public's assistance for more information about this incident. Call the TIPP line at 1-800-661-0525 or report online at www.env.gov.yk/tipp.
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