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Caribou

Yukon hunting regulations

Knowing the rules helps you have a safe, respectful and enjoyable hunt.

Caribou

Yukon hunting regulations

Knowing the rules helps you have a safe, respectful and enjoyable hunt.

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Bison
Bison Hunting Workshop
November 6, 2017 Environment Yukon is offering a free workshop on how to safely, legally, and ethically hunt Yukon Bison. Join Hunter Education Coordinator Jim Welsh and wildlife specialists from Environment Yukon on November 21 from 6-9:30pm in the Grey Room at the Mt. McIntyre Recreation Centre. Doors open at 5:30pm. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Registration is encouraged by phone at 667-5617, or by emailing Jim.Welsh@gov.yk.ca. Learn more about Hunter Education and Ethics Development.
November 2, 2017Read more... The Government of Yukon would like to remind hunters that caribou hunting in five game-management subzones: 2-16, 2-23, 2-27, 2-28 and 2-39 closes effective November 1. This includes the Dempster Highway from kilometre 77 (North Fork Pass) to kilometer 195 (Ogilvie River bridge). Please help conserve the Hart River caribou herd. Learn more
November 1, 2017Read more... Snowmobiles may now be operated along the Dempster Highway corridor from the kilometer 68 to the Yukon-NWT border, unless otherwise directed. Other types off off-road vehicles, such as ATVs, are prohibited. For complete details, visit the Porcupine Caribou Herd page..
October 10, 2017Read more... The 2017-18 Yukon Trapping Regulations Summary is now available online and at the Whitehorse Environment office, and will be available at other community Environment offices shortly. The booklet provides information on new trap use requirements that will be coming into effect for beaver and wolf in 2020, an outline of trapping regulations, and information of interest to trappers. Learn more and read the booklet online.
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