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Stay safe in bear country

Stay safe and keep Yukon's bears wild and alive.

Stay safe in bear country

Stay safe and keep Yukon's bears wild and alive.

Improving care for dogs in rural communities

New programs support spay surgeries and responsible dog ownership

Camping in Yukon

Find your happy place in one of many Yukon government campgrounds and recreation sites this summer.

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Latest News

 

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July 28, 2016 Together with the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board, Environment Yukon is pleased to release an update to the Management Plan for Elk in Yukon. The plan is a framework to guide elk management and focuses on free-ranging elk, which includes an estimated 200 elk in the Takhini Valley and 60 elk in the Braeburn area. Check out the updated plan and find out more about how elk is managed in the territory.
July 29, 2016Read more... The Government of Yukon has decided not to issue a permit to DeAngelo Brothers Inc. to spray pesticides along the White Pass and Yukon Route railway right of way within the territory at this time.
July 16, 2016Read more... The Yukon government has launched two new programs to help address challenges with dogs in communities. Through the Community Dog Care Initiative, the Animal Health Unit will support community leaders in creating a plan to address their specific dog care issues. The Community Dog Spay Project will help offset the cost of a spay surgery for one female dog per owner for Yukoners living in rural communities. Learn more on our website. (YG News Release)
June 30, 2016Read more... "Park" your thoughts about Yukon government campgrounds in a quick survey. Tell us about your Yukon camping habits and how you think our campgrounds could be improved. Fill out the online survey for a chance to win a resident annual camping permit or a Yukon Parks baseball cap.
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