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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.

Kudz Ze Kayah

Kudz Ze Kayah is a proposed open pit and underground copper, lead, zinc, silver and gold mine located approximately 115 km southwest of Ross River, 24 km south of Finlayson Lake. Details about the project can be viewed on the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) website. The company behind the project, BMC Minerals, has a corporate website on Kudz Ze Kayah. The Yukon Government does not yet have a webpage on this particular project. 


YCS has been actively involved in the Environmental Assessment of this project. Our comments to YESAB are available on their website at the following links (note: please search for the YESAB document # on each linked page):


The Kudz Ze Kayah project has received some recent media coverage:

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