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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. Wade Istchenko, Minister of Environment
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January 26, 2015 – Environment Yukon is investigating the unreported killing of a collared grizzly bear between April 27 and May 5, 2014. The collar was found near km 15 of the Annie Lake Road. It is unlawful to kill a collared animal without reporting the incident. Conservation Officers are asking the public for information on any hunters or other people who may have been in that area at that time or who handled the collar. Call the TIPP line (1-800-661-0525), file a report online, or call Whitehorse District Conservation Officer Services at 867-667-8005. (Poster)
January 21, 2015 – The first 2015 issue of our e-newsletter has been delivered! You can take a look at it here. This special December/January double issue features information about the Environmental Awareness Fund, Yukon species at risk, Yukon Water Strategy progress and a lot more. Get your own subscription here.
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, CAFN notice 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
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