Board recommends against proposed mining road in central Yukon | CBC News The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board is recommending against TMM Goldcorp Inc.’s proposed mining road west of Pelly Crossing.
Yukon Energy puts focus on salmon as it seeks new 25-year licence for Whitehorse dam | CBC News How to better protect salmon appears to be a central theme of Yukon Energy’s current proposal to renew its 25-year operating licence for the Whitehorse hydro dam. The current licence expires next year.
Wolverine populations healthy in the North despite ‘threatened’ status in U.S., officials say | CBC News Wildlife officials and trappers say the wolverine population in the North remains healthy, despite concerns about the species down south.
Board wants to hear more from Yukoners on ungulate management Solutions that go beyond permit hunts and bag limits encouraged as discussions continue
Whitehorse Daily Star: Hoofed animals may come under management protocols The Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board is hoofin’ it.
Whitehorse Daily Star: Killing of encroaching elk will be a last resort Takhini River Valley landowners with problem elk on their property will soon be permitted to shoot the invading ungulates as part of a pilot program to keep the animals off agricultural land.
Whitehorse Daily Star: Dall sheep are declining in Kluane region This is a tale of two species.
Feds Seek to Close More Alaska Public Lands to Sheep Hunters Just Days Before the Season Opens The National Park Service is asking the Federal Subsistence Board to close more public lands to hunting just days before sheep season opens.