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YCS helps people get outside and promotes awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the Yukon’s ecosystems.


YCS supports the conservation and protection of Yukon wild places.


YCS supports humane, sustainable and responsible management of wildlife.


YCS is a watchdog for industrial development and researches smart solutions for our territory.

News & Events

YCS Holiday Open House

YCS Holiday Open House photo

Friday Dec 13, Open house from 4, Pot luck from 5pm, award presentations at 6.


As the end of 2019 draws near, join us to celebrate all the amazing achievements from the past year.

All are welcome.

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Nominations closed for the 2019 Gerry Couture Stewardship Award.

Nominations closed for the 2019 Gerry Couture Stewardship Award. photo

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 or applications is Friday Nov. 1.

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Climate Strike Sept 27th

Climate Strike Sept 27th photo

Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike Whitehorse
Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12 PM – 1 PM

In front of City Hall, 2121 2nd Ave, Whitehorse

Whitehorse Climate Strike  & FridaysforFuture

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Yukon Mineral Development Strategy

The Yukon Mineral Development Strategy (YMDS) engagement process was ongoing until the September 8th 2020. YCS made a presentation to the YMDS Panel on May 1st, 2020, as well as submitting written comments. A second written submission was provided on July 16th, 2020.

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