Yukon Conservation Society - 2015 Annual General Meeting
Tues March 17th 5:30pm, 302 Hawkins Street
Join us to learn about our work over the past year and our projects for the coming year. We will also ask our members to approve some changes to our bylaws. Meet our new Executive Director and some new board members, and touch base with all the familiar folks as well. The AGM is an opportunity to nominate new members to our volunteer board. If you would like to nominate someone, or are interested in joining the YCS board yourself, now is the time. Any nominations should be submitted to YCS by Thursday March 12, 2015. Please contact us if you are interested in finding out more about the roles and responsibilities of board members.
Please RSVP your plans to attend so that we may ensure quorum (and seating) - firstname.lastname@example.org or 668-5678. Refreshments will be served! _________________________________________________________________
Next Generation Hydro
Protect the Peel!
There is a joint press release from First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Yukon Chapter (CPAWS Yukon) and the Yukon Conservation Society (YCS) on this victory for the Peel Watershed.
However, the Yukon Government announced on Dec 30th, 2014, that they would appeal the Yukon Supreme Court Ruling. Here is a Dec 31st, 2014 press release regarding this development.
Here is some background information regarding the Peel Watershed:
launched a legal action to force the Yukon Government to implement a Land Use Plan that will protect 54,000 square kilometres of wilderness in northern Yukon’s Peel River Watershed.
The following are some of the legal documents filed with the Yukon Supreme Court.
This page was last updated (apart from the Twitter feed) Feb 24th, 2015
Original Web work by Mike Mason, updates by YCS staff