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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 poultry safe.
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.
Linking protected areas from Yellowstone to the Yukon shows the value of conserving large landscapes, not just isolated parks and preserves
Parks and refuges are important for conservation, but without connections, they’re like islands. Linking them by protecting land in between makes it possible for wildlife to move over bigger areas.
Record snowpack signals ‘very high’ flood potential in the Yukon, hydrologist says - Yukon News
Holly Goulding said timing, locations of flood risk will depend on how spring weather unfolds
Yukon man, company found guilty in 2018 case where bears fed on unsecured cooking grease | CBC News
A Yukon man and his company have been found guilty of charges related to cooking grease stored outside at two Whitehorse properties that attracted bears and led to three animals being euthanized.
Whitehorse Daily Star: Bison hunt data released
Yukon hunters harvested 273 bison this past season, which closed March 31.
New wildlife regulations affect management of caribou, grizzlies and sheep - Yukon News
Regulations in development include opportunity to hunt recovering caribou herd near Alaska border.
Yukon Party wonders why government rejected moose hunting regulations recommendations - Yukon News
Environment minister says government is following the science
Yukon man fined $11K, banned from hunting for 8 years after illegally killing elk, lying about it | CBC News
Marc Meyer pleaded guilty to two counts of hunting elk in an area where he wasn’t permitted to and one count of making false or misleading statements about the kills — offences under the territorial Wildlife Act — in a Whitehorse courtroom on March 25