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McIntyre Creek Park - Trail User Survey 2015

The Yukon Conservation Society is seeking information to better understand how McIntyre Creek Park is used by residents and visitors. The information that you provide, including quotes, may be used for promoting the environmental, recreational and educational values of this area. Please take a moment to read through the following questions. The deadline to submit surveys is August 31st, 2015. Thank you for participating.

Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GY6PRYW


McIntyre Creek Park is the green heart of Whitehorse, the Yukon's Wilderness City, and also its Capital. This video shows the values and importance of the area.


McIntyre Creek Park boundaries in the Middle McIntyre Creek area


Interested in learning from energy conservation and generation champions in Whitehorse? Visit the Yukon's Energy Solutions website to learn more.



Casino Mine

The Casino Mine is a proposed large (by Yukon standards) copper-silver-gold-molybdenum project located roughly due west of Pelly Crossing and due south of Dawson City. As this project currently stands, the Yukon Conservation Society is utterly opposed to it. Read more here.


Protect the Peel!

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.

...and here is the executive summary of the Berger opinion of the compensation of owners of mineral claims.

to the Peel legal case!

There is a an entire website devoted to protecting the peel - www.protectpeel.ca - it's worth a visit!! There's also more Peel Watershed info on this website.


This page was last updated (apart from the Twitter feed) August 25th, 2015

Original Web work by Mike Mason, updates by YCS staff