Resource guides for teachers

Here you'll find information about the EnviroWild Learning resource guides offered by Environment Yukon. Many are cross-referenced to curriculum used in Yukon schools. For more details, or to arrange a workshop, call the EnviroWild Team at (867) 667-3675.

Teacher's Guide to Environment Yukon (overview document)

Resource guides

Project WILD

Project WET

Project Caribou

Below Zero

Wild About Bears

Protected Areas: Preserving Our Future

Wolves: A Yukon Learning Resource

Wild Sheep of North America

Backyard Biodiversity and Beyond Yukon

Yukon Leave No Trace Guide (Grades 5-7)

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Project WILD (K-12)

The classic, tried and true. Project WILD offers a plethora of activities related to wildlife and environment, and can be used in any grade or subject. Available through an in-service or after-hours workshop. Sponsored by the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF).



Project WET (K-12)

A recent addition to the line-up, this mega-guide (516 pages and 91 fun activities!) aims to "facilitate and promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of water resources". Teachers are required to take a hands-on workshop.


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Project Caribou: An Educator's Guide to Wild Caribou of North America

Caribou are everywhere in Canada...just have a look at the 25 cent piece in your pocket! This new resource uses caribou to teach ecosystem management and conservation biology approaches. Cooperatively developed by agencies across the North and elsewhere. Updated in 2018.

Project Caribou icon image - this is a pdf file5.4 MB

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An additional case study is available for the Bathurst Herd in the Northwest Territories. PDF File1.6 MB

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Below Zero

What do wild animals do in winter-challenged habitats? Find out in this long-awaited cold climate supplement to Project WILD, made in Canada for Canadian teachers by the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF). Some activities were created by Yukon teachers! Contains almost 50 activities with extensive background information.


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Wild About Bears

This resource features background information on the three bears of North America, and numerous teacher-friendly activities to reinforce concepts. Includes a Yukon section. Created in partnership with Wild BC.


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Protected Areas: Preserving Our Future

Innovative activities help the learner discover the why's and how's of creating protected areas in the Yukon. In one lesson, overlay maps help students make informed decisions about protection in two study areas: Kluane and Tombstone. A video is also included. Look for a copy in your school.


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Wolves: A Yukon Learning Resource (K-10)

All about wolves and how they fit in their ecosystem. Activities are divided into primary, intermediate and high school levels. One unit gets students to critically examine media reports about wolves.


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Wild Sheep of North America

All about wild sheep in the Yukon and elsewhere. Like all of the resources listed here, up-to-date information is complemented by hands-on activity ideas. Complements Project WILD. Created in partnership with Wild BC.


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Backyard Biodiversity and Beyond (Yukon)

This is a Yukon-specific adaptation of a BC-developed resource about a critical global issue. Created in partnership with Wild BC.

Download Backyard Biodiversity. icon image - this is a pdf file5.2MB



Yukon Education Kit for No Trace Camping, Grades 5-12

The Department of Environment is actively promoting the "leave no trace" or "LNT" ethic. This guide is full of ideas and activities for sharing LNT with your class. Workshop required.

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Contact EnviroWild Learning Team

Phone: 867-667-3675
Toll free (in Yukon, NWT and NU): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3675
Fax: 867-393-6206

Email: remy.rodden@gov.yk.ca


Environmental Education and Youth Programs

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-18)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6