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Climate change and Yukon

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December 18, 2014 – Bison hunting will resume from January 1 to February 14 in nine game management subzones bordering the Alaska and North Klondike highways, part of the Aishihik wood bison herd's core range. This change responds to concerns about the Aishihik herd's movement and population growth as well as requests from local hunters for better access. Plan your hunt today! (YG news release and map)
December 1, 2014– Wolf sightings have been reported around Whitehorse. While wolves are generally not a threat to humans, they are opportunistic predators and will exploit easily available food sources, including pets. COs encourage residents to keep close supervision on their domestic animals. Learn more about wolf safety
November 18, 2014 – The latest Environment Yukon e-newsletter has been released. This edition highlights our Climate Change Youth Ambassador, upcoming Basic Trapper Training courses and the fast approaching deadline to submit comments about the proposed changes to Yukon's recycling system –plus lots more. Sign up to have our newsletter delivered directly into your inbox as well as view past issues here.
November 14, 2014  – Environment Yukon is investigating the discovery of over 40 lbs. of abandoned moose meat near Jackson Lake, Whitehorse, on November 10. Conservation officers are asking the public for any information on this case. Call the TIPP line (1-800-661-0525) or file a report online.
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