Yukon Bison Hunt Draw Separate

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The Department of Environment will be administering this year's bison hunt draw separately from the moose, caribou, sheep, deer and goat permit hunt application sales that are now available until Friday, June 22.

The Yukon government is currently reviewing options for changing the annual bison hunt. The review may result in changes to the number of permits that can be made available, as well as changes in the areas where and when bison hunting will be permitted to take place.

The department plans to advertise the bison hunt application process and details of the changes once decisions are finalized on how the hunt will be administered this year.

All other permit hunt application forms are now available at all Environment Yukon community offices where hunting licences are sold.

Ten deer permits are available again this year. Resident hunters can also apply for a permit to hunt one ram in the Kluane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Permits to hunt two sheep in the Richardson Mountains on the Yukon - Northwest Territories border are not available this year. The government is not issuing the sheep hunt permits while consultations on the management plan are being undertaken this year.