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Yukon Ecological & Landscape Classification (ELC) projects & initiatives

Please contact us to receive a copy of any reports listed below or a complete listing of relevant ELC work in your area of interest.

Yukon Ecological and Landscape Classification (ELC) Program – Five-Year Strategic Plan pdf icon5.6 MB (2013, 27 p.)

This five-year strategic plan presents our approach for developing the ELC program. It recognizes Yukon government’s current capacity, identifies future resource needs and acknowledges that this approach is part of a trend towards a more integrated land and resource management system.

Ecological classification and mapping (local to regional scale)

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Yukon Ecological and Landscape Classification and Mapping Guidelines Version 1.0 pdf icon4.6 MB (2016, 80 p.)

These guidelines were developed to support a consistent, Yukon-specific approach to ecosystem classification and mapping. The guidelines present best practices and recommended steps for planning and carrying out Yukon ELC projects.

Regional Ecosystems of West-Central Yukon, Part 1: Ecosystems Descriptions

Regional Ecosystems of West-Central Yukon, Part 1: Ecosystem Descriptions

pdf icon7.74 MB (2012, 92 p.)

Broad ecosystem descriptions for the west-central region of Yukon (Dawson Planning Region).

Digital spatial for this project will be available through Yukon Geomatics - Corporate Spatial Warehouse. Check back for updates.

Regional Ecosystems of West-Central Yukon, Part 2: Methods, Input Data Assessment and Results

Regional Ecosystems of West-Central Yukon, Part 2: Methods, Input Data Assessment and Results

pdf icon5 MB (2012, 45 p.)

A companion report for the predictive mapping methods used to produce the the broad ecosystem map layer for the west-central region of Yukon (Dawson Planning Region).

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Bioclimate, Ecodistrict and Ecologically Significant Features Mapping for the Dawson Planning Region, Yukon pdf document icon 485 KB (2008, 57 p.)

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Yukon’s Ecological Land Classification and Mapping Program: Concepts towards a Strategic Plan pdf document icon 380 KB

(2008, 100 p.)

History of Ecosystem Classification and Mapping in Yukon

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Ecosystems of the Peel Watershed pdf icon 9.7 MB

(2007, 66 p.)

A predictive approach to regional ecosystem mapping

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North Yukon Planning Region biophysical landscape classification pdf document icon7.4 MB (2005, 63 p.)

Overview, methods and reference images (powerpoint style presentation)

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Biophysical map of Watson Lake area pdf document icon3.7 MB

(2005, 84 p.)

Local-scale biophysical mapping for integrated resource
management, Watson Lake area (NTS 105A/2), Yukon

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Regional ecosystem classification and mapping of the Yukon Southern Lakes and Pelly Mountains Ecoregions

pdf document icon1.2 MB (2003, 36 p.)

This report documents the application of the Yukon ECM Framework (Francis and Steffen 2003) concepts to maps classes to the ecoregion, ecodistrict and bio-climate zone level.

Ecoregions

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Ecoregions of Yukon Territory

This report documents the biophysical properties of Yukon landscapes.

 


 

Ecological & Land Classification Program

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-2)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-3081
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 local 3081
Fax: 867-393-6213

Email: elc@gov.yk.ca