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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.


YCS promotes low-impact and appropriately-located renewable energy projects distributed around the grid. These small-scale projects can be built incrementally to meet the demand as we replace fossil-fueled sectors such as space heating and transportation with local renewable energy. This will require a coordinated plan between government, utilities, and the public to help facilitate the urgent transition away from oil and gas.

All forms of energy generation have environmental and social impacts, so conserving energy is always preferable to generating more. When we must generate more electricity, YCS supports renewable sources that minimize local environmental impacts and maximize social benefits for Yukon communities.

Hydro Alternatives for the Yukon

YCS hosted a Hydro Alternatives for the Yukon workshop in September 2015. Review the workshop presentations and John Maissan's Seasonal and Pumped Storage Hydro study.

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