Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board – Roadside Bear Hunting Proposed Regulation Change

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The Board is nearing the completion of our Roadside Bear regulation change review. To date the online survey has yielded over 300 submissions, and the analysis of these submissions and comments is already well underway. If you have not reviewed the background information or completed the survey, the links are below.

We will be hosting a public meeting in Tagish on November 24th, from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Tagish Community Hall,  and in Whitehorse on December 2nd, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Yukon Inn Fireside Room. Members of the Board will be present and available to hear your comments in person and this proposal will be deliberated on the following day at our December Board meeting.

The Board received comments from Renewable Resources Councils, First Nation Governments and members of the Yukon public on the five proposed changes. Following our analysis of comments received along with relevant background information and harvest statistics,the Board advanced a recommendation to the Minister of Environment to conduct a public review of the specific change proposed below (see link). Please click the link below and do the survey, but before you do, please review this short presentation (see link below) that will aid you in making an informed decision:

Roadside Bear Hunting Background Information” 

(Please review the “Background Information” prior to doing survey)





If you have any questions, or require clarification of any kind contact Graham Van Tighem, Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board, at 667-3754 extension 2 or email at executivedirector@yfwmb.ca

Deadline for comments is November 28th, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. 

2011-07-09 at 15-42-11.