Flood warning issued for Ross River area of Pelly River – Yukon News Sharp rise noted in some areas as high water and streamflow advisories are issued
If subsistence salmon fishing opens on the Yukon River, new rules will limit who can fish for salmon
If subsistence salmon fishing opens on the Yukon River, new rules will limit who can fish for salmon “From the fisherman’s standpoint, this summer is going to be horrible. It’s the second year in a row where there could potentially be no salmon fishing,” said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Yukon River Fishery Manager Holly…
Tribal Hatcheries and the Road to Restoration | Hakai Magazine In the US Pacific Northwest, tribal hatcheries uphold Indigenous communities’ treaty rights to salmon, while buying time to rehabilitate lost habitat.
DNA from nearly-forgotten Yukon kokanee salmon ‘a treasure’ for modern conservation | CBC News Researchers found that salmon currently in the Kathleen Lake system aren’t so genetically different from their ancestors, while the hatchery kokanee have diverged to the point where they shouldn’t be reintroduced into the wild.
Euthanized bald eagle in Yukon to be tested for avian flu | CBC News A bald eagle who was found listless in a Whitehorse neigbourhood last weekend was euthanized and will be tested for avian flu, says the Department of Environment.
As bears wake up, Yukoners get prepared – Yukon News Educational event in downtown Whitehorse teaches bear safety.
N.W.T. and Yukon partner with tick monitoring app | CBC News A tick tracking app that recently became available to residents in the N.W.T. and Yukon allows residents to report tick sightings. It also helps people identify what type of tick they’ve found.
Avian flu reported in the Yukon – Yukon News Public advised to report sightings of ill or dead birds
Avian flu outbreaks in B.C. and Alberta causing concern in Yukon | CBC News No case of avian flu has been reported in the territory yet but with spring migration, the possibility of it spreading here is real, says the acting program veterinarian with the Yukon government’s animal health unit. She offers tips to keep…
The Yukon’s wild sheep and goats need space this spring – Yukon News Lambing and kidding season is a vulnerable time for the animals. Read on for some areas to avoid.