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The YFWMB office will close for the holidays at 4:30 pm on Friday,December 20th and will reopen 9:00 am Monday, January 6, 2014. Best wishes for a safe and happy holiday; we’ll see you in the new year!
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Fireside Room, Yukon Inn
You can now use your snowmobile along the Dempster Highway corridor from the Ogilvie River Bridge to the Yukon-NWT border. Hunters are reminded that Km 0 to 195 remains closed to caribou hunting. If weather conditions change, snowmobile closures may come into effect to protect the fragile ground cover from damage. Use common sense to determine if you should travel across a landscape that might not be properly protected by snow cover. Hunters cannot harass or chase animals while on snowmobiles.
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On November 25, 2013 the new fisheries protection provisions of the Act will come into force.
It’s that time of year again! Check out the 2013-2014 Wildlife Act Regulation Change Proposals and provide your comments by December 6, 2013.
Download the booklet here: Wildlife Act Regulation Change Proposals 2013/2014
Some radiation leaking from Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear plant has arrived in northern Alaska and along the west coast. That’s raised concern over contamination of fish and wildlife. More may be heading toward coastal communities like Haines and Skagway.
A devastated Yukon family is calling for a roadside hunting ban after their pet dog was accidentally killed by a hunter who mistook it for a wolf.
Read the story here.