Elusive Bison

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Yukon’s growing wood bison herd continues to elude Yukon hunters, as harvest reports are well below expectations with just three weeks left in the hunting season. Read on.

New forest mapping agreement contributes to regional economic growth

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The Yukon government is initiating a new forest vegetation inventory for the Haines Junction area, which will support future economic growth…Such an inventory describes the amount, location and types of vegetation in an area and provides vital ecological information. It will supply Geographic Information System (GIS) data, allowing for the production of maps and analytical products.

The inventory will be available for use by other stakeholders. These include First Nation governments, Wildland Fire Management, land and natural resource managers, land use planners, consultants and researchers.

Together, the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and the Yukon government continue to implement the jointly approved Forest Resources Management Plan for the Champagne and Aishihik Traditional Territory. Read More

Hunters: Aishihik bison herd late-winter map updated

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Hunters may have more success finding their game with the help of the Aishihik bison herd locations map. The bisons’ current locations have been determined from a recent flight over the region of the Aishihik herd range. The late winter bison hunting season runs until March 31. More Info

DFO Info Session Tonight!

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The Board and CYFN will be hosting an information session tonight, Feb. 18 at 7 pm, Yukon Inn on the new Fisheries Protection Provisions under the Fisheries Act.

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Outfitters promote Yukon as world class hunting destination

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“Yukon outfitters follow high professional standards and play an important role in wildlife conservation while contributing to the economy,” Nixon added. “Our government is particularly proud that Yukon is recognized as a best-practice leader in outfitting management in North America.” Read More

Fisheries Act Information Session

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The Board and CYFN are co-hosting an information session, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm at Yukon Inn to provide information on the new Fisheries Protection Provisions which came into force November 25, 2013. DFO representatives will be present to answer any questions you may have about the revised Act, policies, and regulations.

Yukon Fish and Game Association Wild Game Banquet, Awards & Dance

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February 1st, 2014

Saturday, February 1st , 2014 at the High Country Inn Convention Centre; cocktails at 5:30 pm Dinner at 6:30 pm

Enjoy a Wild Game feast and bid at the silent auction.

Tickets will be available at the YFGA office (667-4263)  509 Strickland St

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  • Yukon Salmon Sub Committee
  • Renewable Resources Councils
  • Environment Yukon

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