Yukon Hunting News

Yukon Permit Applications Available Now
Environment Yukon now has applications available for Yukon residents who want to enter the permit hunt lottery for moose, caribou, sheep, goat, deer or elk in a permit area, Environment Minister John Edzerza announced.
Harvest Management Plan for Yukon Porcupine Caribou
Most parties responsible for managing the Porcupine caribou herd in the Yukon and Northwest Territories have agreed to adopt a Harvest Management Plan to conserve the herd, including a management framework that varies harvesting practices with the size of the herd population.
Yukon Wildlife Preserve Gets Funding
A multi-year funding agreement for the Yukon Wildlife Preserve will provide a total of $1.8 million over three years to help the organization expand its programs and seek other funding opportunities.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
Yukon Bison Hunters Have Expanded Seasons and Locations
Yukon bison hunters will have new opportunities with expanded seasons and locations where bison can be harvested, Environment Minister Elaine Taylor announced.
Environment Yukon Accepting Elk Permit Applications
Environment Yukon is now accepting permit hunt applications from Yukon hunters interested in one of 40 elk hunt permits offered in the territory, Environment Minister Elaine Taylor announced.
Yukon Game Farm Meat Sold Locally
A change to the Game Farm Regulation will enable the public to purchase territorially-inspected game meats from Yukon retailers, Environment Minister Elaine Taylor announced.
Yukon Extends Bison Hunt to March 31st
As recommended by the Wood Bison Management Team and the Technical Team, this winter's bison hunt has been extended to March 31 from February 28.
Yukon Bison Hunters Urged to Hunt Safely
This year the Yukon Department of Environment has prepared a checklist for bison hunters to help them plan a safe hunt Environment Minister Elaine Taylor announced today.
Yukon Invites Public Comment on Regulation Changes
The Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board (YFWMB) and Environment Yukon are inviting the public to review and comment on 14 proposed Wildlife Act regulation changes for the coming year.