Turn in Poachers & Polluters (TIPP Line)


If you see a suspected violation or know of one, call the TIPP Line above, fill out an online report or contact your local Conservation Officer Services office.

Trained staff will take your call, record the information and immediately pass it on to the nearest available Conservation Officer or Environmental Protection Officer.

The TIPP Line and online reporting form operate 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Never approach or attempt to apprehend a suspect.


Activities to Report

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Details to Observe & Record

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TIPP Reports are Anonymous

Anyone who calls the TIPP Line (1-800-661-0525), submits on online form or provides information to a Conservation Officer/Environmental Protection Officer or district clerical staff may remain anonymous. A unique identification number will be assigned to you when your call/form is taken. This number will be used to identify you in any future communications.

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Consevation Officer Dave Bakica

Identifying a Conservation Officer

Environment Yukon Conservation Officers have "gone green" by switching to a forest green shirt. The new shirt replaces the khaki shirt worn since the 1970s a colour that several other enforcement bodies also use. It will now be easier for the public to identify a CO from a distance by his or her uniform. The distinctive CO vehicle markings will not change.



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If the information you provide concerns a resource violation and results in the laying of a charge by a Conservation Officer, you are automatically eligible for a reward. The person taking your call will provide you with the details of the procedure.

The Yukon Fish and Game Association has a Rewards Committee which oversees the handling of the Reward Fund.

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Suspected Violations

Below you will find information on Yukon's unsolved cases. If you have any details about these cases, please report them to the TIPP Line. You will remain anonymous, and may be eligible for a reward.

Suspected Violation Location Date of Incident Additional Information & Photos
Three caribou shot and abandoned KM 191 & 208 of the Demster Highway Mar. 29, 2016 Three Dempster caribou pdf icon258 KB
Four bull caribou shot and abandoned KM 461 of the Dempster Highway Oct. 13, 2015

Dempster caribou

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Caribou shot and abandoned Mountain Road in Old Crow Oct. 9 - 11, 2015

Old Crow caribou

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Black bear shot and abandoned Jake's Corner Aug. 16-25

Jake's corner black bear

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Black bear shot and abandoned CCC Road along the South Klondike Highway May 17, 2015

CCC Rd black bear

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Golden Eagle feathers removed Dempster Highway near Chapman Lake April 25, 2015 Dempster Highway Eagle pdf icon204 KB
Lynx shot, pelt wasted Berdoe Tower Road near Carmacks (Apr. 29/15) Nov. 16, 2014 Berdoe Tower Rd lynx  pdf icon82 KB
Moose meat wasted Frenchman Lake campground boat launch (Apr. 29/15) Oct. 11-13, 2014 Frenchman Lake moose pdf icon93 KB
Collared grizzly bear killed Alligator Lake or the Red Ridge Trail near Annie
April 27 -
May 5, 2014
Collared grizzly bear
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Moose meat wasted Jackson Lake, Whitehorse November 10, 2014

Jackson Lake moose
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Bison harvested in closed area

Case Resolved

Aishihik Road, km 8 October 8, 2014

Aishihik bison
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Yukon cold cases are also advertised in the Western Canadian Game Warden Magazine.

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Hunting Outside of the Yukon?

Check the International Association of Natural Resource Crimestoppers website for information about initiatives similar to the Yukon TIPP program throughout Canada and the United States.

Conservation Officer Services

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

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

Phone (Whitehorse): 867-667-8005
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8005 T.I.P.P. Line: 1-800-661-0525

Fax: 867-393-6206

Email: coservices@gov.yk.ca

District Conservation Officers:


Whitehorse 667-8005
Dawson 993-5492
Watson Lake 536-3210
Haines Junction 634-2247
Mayo 996-2202
Carmacks 863-2411
Old Crow 966-3040
Ross River 969-2202
Faro 994-2862
Teslin 390-2685