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YCS supports the conservation and protection of the Yukon’s natural resources.

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

Proposed & Upcoming Hard Rock Mines

Wellgreen

Wellgreen is a proposed rare earth metals mine in the south-west corner of the Yukon

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Selwyn Project

The Selwyn Project is a proposed zinc-lead mine, located in Howard's Pass in eastern Yukon right on the NWT border.

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Victoria Gold

Victoria Gold (owned by the StrataGold Corporation) intends to develop the Eagle Gold project, located between Mayo and Keno. It is sometimes referred to as the Dublin Gulch project.

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Goldcorp

The Goldcorp Corporation wants to develop a hard rock gold mine at Coffee Creek, about one hundred kilometres south of Dawson, on the far side of the Yukon River.

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Casino Mine

The Casino Mine is a proposed large (by Yukon standards) copper-silver-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.

Casino Mine ore body area with exploration disturbance on surface

Casino Mine ore body area with exploration disturbance on surface - YCS/Lighthawk picture by Gerry Whitley

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