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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.

Coffee Gold Project

The Newmont Mining 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. Details about the project can be viewed on the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) website.

Here are some selected media articles and press releases of recent events in regards to this project:




There is a possibility this project could make use of the Yukon Resource Gateway Project initiative. Here is some media coverage of this:

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