bears

Bear euthanized after killing dog near Tutshi Lake highway pullout

A black bear was euthanized July 29 after killing a dog at…

 

Commentary: Consider the city’s bears when going to mark your ballot

Those in the municipal election should commit to developing a human-bear conflict management plan

  • Oct 15, 2018

 

18 bears killed in the Yukon between April and July this year

Environment Yukon has not been providing updates on bear deaths this year due to workload involved

Yukon COs kill 3 bears attracted to ‘waste’ stored at Whitehorse junkyard

‘If it can smell like food (a bear is) on it, and it’s happening all over the place.’

Whitehorse needs to do a better job keeping bears away from trash

The City of Whitehorse has has repeatedly ignored expert advice to deal with the problem

  • Jun 14, 2018

Busy start to Yukon bear season

Headed for the bush? Travel in groups, make noise and for the love of God don’t feed the bears

Soapmaker rebrands Carcross storefront

Woah Bear! offers locally-sourced soap and artwork

WildWise pushes City of Whitehorse on bearproofing

‘They’re not just going to sit there and starve’

63 bears killed in the Yukon in 2017

Leading causes for human-bear conflicts are attracts like improperly stored garbage and food

Bear-proof bins a must, Whitehorse residents tell council

City has already ordered 300 more compost and trash bins

Yukon’s bear bodycount sets grim record

62 bears died as a result of contact with humans, Environment Yukon says

Yukon COs respond to five more bear calls

58 bears have been euthanized this season

Bear-proofing laws exist but are limited, Yukon conservation officer says

‘We want to focus on getting people’s co-operation through education’

Number of bears killed in the Yukon this year rises to 55

Relocating problematic bears isn’t always practical or successful, says conservation officer.

Yukon on pace for record bear bodycount

Nearly 50 bears killed through early August

Outside of Whitehorse, Yukon communities grapple with bear boom

‘Officers have been going for two months straight with nothing but bear conflicts’

  • Aug 7, 2017

Don’t rely on bear spray in the back country, experts say

Not knowing how to use bear spray properly can lead to a grizzly scene

  • Jul 27, 2017

Yukon sees 40 bears killed so far this year

‘Most of these bear deaths can be prevented’

Got bears? Blame the bins

Whitehorse needs to consider a new system for waste collection

  • Jul 25, 2017