News & Events
Recognizing Yukon’s Conservation Champions: Angela Sabo Wins the 2017 Gerry Couture Stewardship Award
Join us on Friday Dec. 15 at 5pm, 302 Hawkins St., to celebrate this year.
Click here to read our press release after the victory at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Christina Macdonald is leaving YCS after 3.5 years as our Executive Director.
Learn more about this series of events in Whitehorse and Watson Lake.
If you’re like us in the YCS Office, your head is spinning when it comes to the mining, and oil and gas industries in the Yukon – big news is breaking regularly and project developments are coming fast and furious. To help you keep track, we’ve summarized the status of projects currently in the news.
Six local artists created original work in Miles Canyon. Artwork will be exhibited August 2nd - September 1st 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday at the Northern Front Studio, Waterfront Station (curved roof bldg)
Ted Parnell Scholarship - $500
Application deadline: Friday June 30, 2017 (midnight)
Apply now to be one of six featured artists for Created at the Canyon 2017!
In April, YCS held an event celebrating the Porcupine Caribou Herd in partnership with the Porcupine Caribou Management Board and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation. Click here to learn more.
To mark the hearing at the Supreme Court of Canada, we will be holding events in the Yukon and Ottawa. Click this link for more details.
Jimmy Johnny - a Na-Cho Nyak Dun elder, longtime guide, and outspoken advocate for the land - has won the Gerry Couture Stewardship Award.
The YCS Year End Party is Friday Dec. 9, from 5pm til late! Come celebrate 2016 with YCS staff, Board members, volunteers, and friends. The recipient of the Gerry Couture award will be announced. All are welcome. Refreshments are provided. View the Facebook event here.
The Gerry Couture Stewardship award fosters public awareness of, and appreciation for, the personal dedication required to conserve and manage the Yukon's natural resources. The award consists of a Gerry Couture Stewardship Medal and a $1000 prize. Deadline for nominations is Nov. 7. Click here to learn more.