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YCS promotes and enhances awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the Yukon’s ecosystems.


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


YCS supports humane, sustainable and responsible management of wildlife


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

50th Anniversary Events

YCS turns 50 in 2018. Here's our list of upcoming Anniversary events, and a full printable calendar to download! Updates will be posted regularly.

Harvey Locke: Nature Needs Half - Conservation in the 21st Century, from Yukon to Yellowstone: Tues. Apr. 24, 7:30pm, Yukon Arts Centre, admission by donation
The Friends of McIntyre Creek are hosting global conservation leader Harvey Locke for a talk about the Yukon's place in large-scale conservation efforts.

Contaminated Sites Waterfront Walk: Sat. May 5, 10 am-12 pm, meet at the KalTire bus stop (intersection of Quartz Rd. and Industrial Rd.), Whitehorse
Join Mining Analyst Lewis Rifkind on an informative walk from the Marwell tar pit along the Whitehorse Waterfront. This ONE-WAY WALK will end at the Yukon Public Library.

Garden Box Project: Soil Filling: Wed. May 9, 5-7 pm, YCS (302 Hawkins St.)
Help move a bunch of soil into garden boxes and prep them for planting later in May!

Yukon Bird Club Birdathon: Fri. May 25 – Sat. May 26, 5pm – 5pm (24 hours), meet at YCS
This year YCS will have an ‘enviro’ team – we’ll be birding without vehicles. Contact Julia to sign up!

Garden Box Project: Gardening 101 + Planting: Late May (TBA), 5-7pm, YCS
Plant seeds and learn about gardening in the Yukon.


BBQ and Storytelling: Fri. Sept. 7, 5-7pm, YCS
Gather in the YCS yard to share stories from our 50-year history.

50th Anniversary Celebration: Sat. Nov. 17, evening, Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse
Join us to celebrate 50 years of YCS history and look ahead to 2068! There’ll be food, music, dancing, and friends new and old.


Related News & Events

Upcoming Events: Talks, Garden Box, Potluck

April 11, 2018

YCS in the Yukon Legislature - April 19, 1pm (arrive at 12.45 to listen to a tribute to our 50th Anniversary)
Energy Storage Talk - April 19, 7:30pm, Beringia Centre
Garden Box Build & 50th Birthday Potluck - April 21, 10am-1pm, 302 Hawkins St.
Harvey Locke "Nature Needs Half" Talk - April 24, 7:30pm, Yukon Arts Centre

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Ski to Canyon City!

March 26, 2018

Ski to Canyon City! photo

Saturday March 31, 10am-12pm, XC ski to Canyon City and back. Meet at Chadburn Lake Rd. km 4 (ski trails parking lot).

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