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Keep urban wildlife wild and alive

Wild animals that become conditioned to unnatural food sources can be a danger to themselves and the public.

Keep urban wildlife wild and alive

Wild animals that become conditioned to unnatural food sources can be a danger to themselves and the public.

Yukon hunting regulations

Find out everything you need to know about hunting in Yukon for the 2014-15 season.

Climate change and Yukon

The Yukon government recognizes that climate change is happening and it's affecting the Arctic faster than anywhere else on earth.

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Hon. Currie Dixon, Minister of Environment
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October 16, 2014 – The latest Environment Yukon e-newsletter has been released. This edition highlights the current public review of the proposed recycling system changes, a new publication about mushrooms, a call for nominations for some boards and councils, plus a few more timely items. Sign up to have our newsletter delivered directly into your inbox, as well as view past issues here.
October 15, 2014  – Effective today, hunters can use their snowmobiles along the Dempster Highway corridor from Kilometre 68 to the Yukon-NWT border. If weather conditions change, snowmobile closures may come into effect to protect the fragile ground cover from damage. Hunters are reminded that they cannot harass or chase animals while on snowmobiles.
September 30, 2014 – This hands-on workshop will cover fencing options, costs, set-up and maintenance. Electric fencing is an effective way to prevent bears and other wildlife from accessing property that contains attractants such as gardens, crops, livestock, animal feed, compost and fuel. Presentation is on October 3, 6 pm at the Whitehorse Rifle and Pistol Club Range. See poster for more details.
September 23, 2014  – The 2014-15 Yukon Trapping Regulations Summary is now available at all Environment Yukon offices. The booklet provides new trap use requirements for 2015, an outline of trapping regulations and information of interest to trappers. Learn more about changes to this year's regulations and to view or download a PDF of the booklet.
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