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The Yukon Party is asking the Yukon government why it made certain changes to moose hunting despite the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board’s recommendations. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon Party wonders why government rejected moose hunting regulations recommendations

Environment minister says government is following the science

 

An investigation by Yukon conservation officers led to a hefty fine for a man who pled guilty to the killing of two elk in a closed area. (File Photo)

Yukon man gets $11,000 fine for killing elk in closed areas

Eight-year hunting prohibition also imposed

 

Porter Creek Secondary School students had a hands-on experience after an adult volunteer hunter snuck up on a bison and shot it during a group bison hunt in the Kluane Lake and Kloo Lake area from Feb. 28 to March 4. (Department of Environment/Submitted)

Bison hunt connects Whitehorse students to the meat they eat

About a dozen Porter Creek Secondary School students participated in the field trip

 

Dall’s sheep greet visitors at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News file)

Alaskan sheep hunter fined for 2017 killing of Dall’s sheep in the Yukon

Man fined $8,500 after pleading guilty following extensive investigation

Dall’s sheep greet visitors at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News file)
Conservation officers are seeking more information from the public about moose meat dumped near Watson Lake. They believe it was dumped sometime around April 29. (Yukon Department of Environment Photo)

Conservation officers seek information on moose meat near Watson Lake

Donation options for meat are available to avoid waste

Conservation officers are seeking more information from the public about moose meat dumped near Watson Lake. They believe it was dumped sometime around April 29. (Yukon Department of Environment Photo)

Coroner IDs man killed during bison hunt

A 43-year-old hunter died on Sept. 5 during a bison hunt

Yukon government releases statement conflicting with traditional territory hunting bans

Kaska nations say their bans are necessary to protect food security rights

Liard First Nation declares hunting ban for non-Kaska, non-locals

Liard First Nation (LFN) has declared a hunting ban for non-Kaska and…

RRDC to issue moose, sheep hunting permits this season, but none for caribou

Ross River Dena Council (RRDC) will once again be requiring non-Kaska hunters…

Yukon Fish and Game Association opposed to moose management proposals

Executive director Eric Schroff said he thinks Yukon government needs to be more transparent

Editorial: How do we force people to take environmental fines seriously?

The laws need to have teeth or we are missing the point

  • May 31, 2019

Environment Yukon nixes online harvest reporting for the 2019 season

Hunters will have to report their harvests either in-person or over the phone, as they did pre-2017

Environment Yukon cancels outfitters’ Finlayson caribou quotas for 2019-20 season

The two affected outfitters will have their Finlayson quotas reduced to zero next year

German tourists fined for trying to take fish, grouse from Yukon without permit

The couple pleaded guilty to violating the Wildlife Act and federal fishery regulations July 31

Teslin Tlingit Council restricts moose hunt due to overhunting concerns

The TTC will not be issuing access permits to non-citizens for it settlement lands

YG cancels Finlayson caribou hunt, encourages hunters to respect RRDC’s rules

Environment Yukon says ‘laws of general application’ will still apply to the Ross River area

Environment Yukon to do third-party review of hunting lottery after second error discovered

‘I would hope we get to the bottom of this and come up with a system that all hunters can fully support’

Kaska Dena Council in court over hunting licences

‘Consultation is not a “the more the merrier” proposition’

Environment Yukon retracts some hunting permits after error, will draw again

Mistake affects 230 hunting permits for sheep, caribou, moose and sheep for 2018-19 season