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Newsletter archive

November 2016

Wildlife health labs, snowmobile use along the Dempster, Hart River caribou hunting closure, trapper training workshops, The Nature Playbook, Tombstone Interpretive Centre, Draba bruce bennettii, Climate Change Youth Ambassador, wildlife viewing events

September 2016
Hunter check stops, hunting regulation changes, Yukon’s representative in Marrakesh, Wild Discoveries, Camping in the fall, Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Conference, campground lost and found, CAZA Live Animal Showcase

August 2016

Community dog care, Yukon Parks campgrounds survey, recycling regulation changes, water strategy, elk management plan, Wild Discoveries, Environment Yukon events, hunting regulations available

June 2016

Carmacks Bioblitz, Air Quality Health Index, sheep horn research, YG campground accessibility, new format for Yukon's State of the Envionment report, Wild Discoveries, keeping your chickens safe

May 2016

Campgounds open, YG amends recycling regulations, Yukon supports signing of Paris Agreement on Earth Day, angling licences online, PHA deadline changed, special guide licence results, report wildlife sightings, stocking up Hidden Lakes

April 2016

A Celebration of Swans, Yukon Rideshare, Shift Whitehorse: Transportation Showcase, new species guide to Ivvavik National Park, expanding and improving government campgrounds, Faro Crane and Sheep Festival, new wildife viewing publications, Y2C2 still seeking applicants

March 2016

Water week events, Y2C2 seeking students for employment, YWPOS seeking board and committee members, cattle health workshops in Dawson City and Whitehorse, Yukon black bears at Calgary Zoo, classroom visits in Mayo and Pelly Crossing, YuKonstruct fishing event, bat house building workshop, introductory trapping course & A Celebration of Swans begins in April

February 2016

Second annual water forum, free Yukon Invasive Species Council workshop, new climate change indicators and key findings report, Y2C2 accepting project proposals, planning conference in Whitehorse & Yukoners participated in annual bird count

January 2016

Online reservation system open for Tombstone, recruitment open for Y2C2, wildlife viewing looking for swan art, new inspections team at Environment Yukon, SCOPe progressional development sessions & call for freshwater mussel sightings

December 2015

Government responding to climate change, Youth Ambassador reports on COP21 experiences, government invests in campsites and repairs, keep your pets safe from wolves, rideshare program announced, comment on Upper Tank Farm permit renewals & new study to monitor Whitehorse air quality

November 2015

Burn wood the right way, snowmobile use along the Dempster Highway corridor, doubling groundwater monitoring, no hunting of Hart River caribou, use your legal name on Environment documents, public reviewed of Yukon Wildlife Act regulations, most northerly pika sighting & grizzly bear activity

October 2015

Newsletter survey, record number of Tombstone visitors, Yukon Trapping Regulations Summary 2015-16 available now, don't idle this winter, bison hunting workshop, bumble bee rediscovery, successful Y2C2 & CAT summer, Evnironment Yukon stocking up for winter

September 2015

Minister visits newest campground, e-newsletter survey, TIPP line reminder, HEED training now available online, Faro moose threshold hunt, new Veterinary Services Program, final Wild Discoveries events, mammoth discovery

August 2015

Yukon e-charts for boaters, new e-newsletter subscribers, youth talk about climate change, Minister announces Youth Ambassador, upcoming wildlife viewing events, Environment Yukon at Fireweed Market, update on online permit and licence sales, bear conditioning in Carcross and Faro moose threshold hunt

July 2015

Environmental Stewardship Award, sheep hunting workshop, Wild Discoveries walks and talks, CDC wants to hear from you, new interpretive signage, PHA results now available, Y2C2 and CAT retreat and e-newsletter survey coming

June 2015

Cougars in Whitehorse, Wild Discoveries summer series, wildlife/livestock conflict, PHA deadline, Dempster Highway Golden Eagle feathers removed, new human/bear conflict group, Hunting Regulations Summary coming soon and annual State of the Environment Report availability

May 2015

New Deputy Minister at Environment Yukon, roadside bear hunting to continue, Yukon is now open for camping, mystery fox makes its debut at Widlife Preserve, online permits now available, Kusawa Draft Management Plan completed, simpler PHA process for 2015, climate change information website now live

*The management plan submitted for Kusawa Terriorial Park must be approved by the Carcross/Tagish First Nation, not the Ta'an Kwachan Council.

April 2015

Dawson City Fur Show, Minister of Environment participates in Fur Show events, health of polar bear populations in Western Arctic, special guide licences sold out for the season, CAT camp registration deadline is May 1, Y2C2 and CAT celebrate 25th anniversary, Environment Yukon thanks moose survey respondents

March 2015

New moose at Yukon Animal Preserve, recycling system changes, 2015-2016 Yukon Fishing Regulations Summary now available, Water Forum held in Whitehorse, harvest meeting held in Inuvik, student art contest now open, A Celebration of Swans registration now open

February 2015

Welcome Minister Istchenko, Water Week 2015, Two-Mile Hill moose, Y2C2, wolves in Marsh Lake, Yukon River deer rescue

December 2014/January 2015

COSEWIC assessed three Yukon species, Yukon Water Strategy progress, Conrad campground approved, Environmental Awareness Fund*, new bison hunting opportunities, trapline signs, trapper training

*Application deadline has been corrected to April 13, 2015 on our website.

November 2014

Climate Change Youth Ambassador, information wanted about poached bison, United Way, caribou hunting closure, deadline for proposed changes to recycling system, basic trapper training

October 2014

Public review of proposed recycling system changes, 2014-15 Trapping Regulations Summary, seeking nominations for Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board and seven RRCs, thank you from the Yukon Conservation Services Branch, Common Yukon Mushrooms booklet, wood burning tips, bison hunting workshop

September 2014

Full services extended at 10 YG campgrounds until Sep. 30, orphaned bear cubs, elk bugling wildlife event, Yukon Spill Report Line, Yukon Thinhorn Sheep: Horn Growth, Genetics and Climate Change booklet, kill report deadline

August 2014

Bear safety, Tombstone Interpretive Centre, 2014-15 Hunting Regulations Summary, Fish & Wildlife Project Summaries report, Pan-Territorial Adaptation Partnership website (climate change adaptation in the North)

July 2014
Canada's Parks Day, bears, Canadian Nature Survey, climate change event for youth, YukonWater.ca, Fish Health Handbook, hazardous spills

May/June 2014
Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan, Permit Hunt Authorizations, campgrounds, Wildlife Viewing summer events, State of the Environment Report, aquatic invasive species, water levels reports

April 2014
Wildlife caught on camera, Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, Celebration of Swans, Environment Act public review, angling licences, amphibians, bear attractants, Sheep and Crane Festival

March 2014   

Coyotes, Canada Water Week, CAT camp, bison map, Conservation Data Centre, Kusawa Park, TIPP Line


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