News & Events
Press Release: Yukon Conservation Society Welcomes New Executive Director
WHITEHORSE, YT (July 31, 2020)
Join us at the Yukon Arts Centre on August 19th, 2020!
Geology - This rock was lava before it was cool
This summer (2020) our Trail Guides are creating online, educational content in addition to providing guided hikes at Miles/Kwanlin Canyon.
Check out this latest video.
Come out and enjoy the natural beauty of Miles/Kwanlin Canyon and see six local artists inspired by the Canyon and the Yukon River create wonderful art.
Check out the latest Trail Guide video!
Join our Gold Rush hike on July 23rd, 2020.
Check out the new video created by our Trail Guide Micah Taggart Cox!
Join our Themed Hike on Bear Awareness on July 17th, 2020.
Current industry standards, including the draft of the Global Tailings Standard released in 2019, do not go far enough to adequately protect communities and ecosystems from failures.
Get outside on Canada Day!
What is the outlook for the 2020 Yukon River Chinook salmon run?
Summer fun exploring the beautiful Miles Canyon!
Created at the Canyon will take place Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th, 2020.
Application deadline June 26th.
Yukon River salmon, in particular Chinook reliably sustained people throughout the watershed of the Yukon River for countless generations. In recent years, the population of Chinook has collapsed to a shadow of its former glory.
This article points to overharvest as the most obvious cause of the collapse and advocates a purposeful and targeted harvest reduction as an approach to restoring Yukon River Chinook.
Image: Chinook Salmon, Adult Male