Regulations & Legislations
Regulations Changes

Enable Adaptive Management of Roadside Hunting for Grizzly Bear




Yukon Government


Grizzly Bear

Initial submission date:

May 1, 2019

Subsequent submission date:

Summary of proposed regulation change:

Currently harvest of grizzly bears along the roadside is permitted throughout the territory. This proposal is intended to enable local prohibitions while ensuring that if a roadside closure is proposed and supported by the community, that the prohibitions would be enacted and enforced in a standardized manner.

Board recommendation:

The Board recommended the Minister accept the proposal.

Status of Board recommendation:

The Minister of Environment accepted the Board’s recommendation.

Outcome in regulation:

This adpative management provision will soon be enacted in legislation (summer 2022) and will be available to come into effect as early as the 2022-2023 hunting season.