caribou hunting

A young caribou is seen here in a snow squall just off the Dempster Highway. Concern about the caribou population’s decline has resulted in a zero quota for a local outfitter, triggering a court-ordered judicial review. (Peter Mather/Yukon News file)

Yukon Supreme Court orders judicial review of zero caribou quota

Yukon Big Game Outfitters was issued a zero quota for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 hunting seasons


The Yukon government and the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in have officially signed the Fortymile caribou harvest management plan. (Yukon News file)

Agreement signed for Fortymile caribou herd management plan

“This plan is long overdue and we’re pleased to finally see it come to life.”


Fortymile caribou hunt will begin Aug. 1

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in wants harvest management plan completed first


Fortymile caribou hunt opened to prevent Alaska from possibly taking Yukon’s share: spokesperson

Environment Yukon says hunt will support conservation goals. Chief Joseph says Yukon shouldn’t be letting Alaska decide.

YG took ‘unilateral steps’ opening Fortymile caribou hunt, says Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief

‘Although there’s been an increase in population, our people are still in conversation mode’