Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board

Are you looking for information on Wildlife Act Regulation Change proposals?
For proposal guidelines and templates, please see our Regulation & Legislation page.

Thank you to those that applied for the Alex VanBibber Sharing the Land Scholarship this year.
The Board is working through the entries and the winners will be announced shortly!



The Umbrella Final Agreement (UFA) changed the social and political structure of Yukon by making provisions for First Nation land ownership and self-determination, and by creating an environment and infrastructure for community-based resource management.

Chapter 16 of the UFA and  Yukon Final Agreements recognizes the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board (YFWMB) as “the primary instrument for Fish and Wildlife Management in the Yukon”.

The YFWMB is an advisory body comprised of 12 members appointed by the Minister of Environment from six nominations by the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and six nominations by the Government of Yukon (YG).

With a mandate to address issues that affect all of Yukon, the YFWMB focuses on policies and legislation for sustainable fish, wildlife, and habitat management. The board consolidates the best available technical, traditional, and local knowledge through public participation, to make recommendations on management decisions to First Nations, territorial, and federal governments.

  • Yukon fish and wildlife enhancement trust
  • Yukon Salmon Sub Committee
  • Renewable Resources Councils
  • Environment Yukon

Latest News

Faro-area Moose Hunting Closure

October 12th, 2016

As of October 5, 2016 Environment Yukon would like to inform Yukoners that the threshold has been reached in the Faro-area moose hunt. An immediate closure of moose hunting is in effect in Game Management Subzones 4-44, 4-45 and 4-46 following the harvest of 15 animals this season. The closure of these subzones helps ease hunting […]

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