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Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: courtesy of the Rotary Club of Whitehorse

The Rotary Club of Whitehorse has been serving the city for 50 years and it is time to celebrate and acknowledge its history and accomplishments. As a service organization, Rotary is well-known in Whitehorse, what with the annual Rotary Music and... Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Christine Burke

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Springtime at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve is just one more thing to look forward to as the days get longer and the weather gets warmer. If getting up close and personal with wild animals in the great outdoors is your kind of thing, there are... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton Photography

After eight years, the traditional Bachelor Auction is getting a makeover! The title sponsor, Beauty Bar Hair & Esthetics Lounge is proud to introduce the first Sourdough Sam Date-off & Auction. This fresh take on the traditional winter singles... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Yukon Wildlife Preserve/Lindsay Caskenette

If you’re anything like me, you look forward to the holidays all year long. But then comes the inevitable, nagging sense of guilt it brings when you take a moment to think about the cost. There is the expense of your time as you run around looking... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2018-10-10, PHOTO: Jake Paleczny

It was a record-breaking summer at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, with 4,899 visitors coming through the gates this past August. Compare that with 3,200 visitors in the entire first year of operation in 2004–05, and you get an idea of how the... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-09-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Helen O'Connor

The Yukon is recognized for its rich cultural diversity, and you are invited to experience it during the seventh national Culture Days and Doors Open celebration, from Friday, September 30 through to Sunday, October 2. “The best place to start... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-09-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Hands On Exotics

A wide variety of exotic animals from Cuvier dwarf caimans, pythons, tortoises, tarantulas, a black lemur and opossums are being brought to Whitehorse for the Canadian Accredited Zoo & Aquarium (CAZA) Professionals 2016 Conference running Sept. 21... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

Lynx

Photos: Gary Mussgnug

The lynx waits patiently by an animal trail at edge of the forest. A snowshoe hare emerges and the chase is on! Within a handful of leaps, each pushing their long hind legs and padded feet through the snow, the lynx is triumphant. She will be in Read more

, Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-03-24, Photo: Nellie Dale

Well, that is not a 2016 clue, but one from a past Egg-stravaganza event at Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Lindsay Caskenette, Manager of Visitor Services, is busy getting ready for the 2016 Egg-stravaganza event, scheduled for Easter Monday, March 28, ... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Gavin Howells

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve has been helping injured, orphaned, and sick animals for over ten years. Located 25 minutes from downtown Whitehorse on the Hot Springs Road, It is a very important place in Whitehorse Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: courtesy Sharon Shorty

The city bus stops right in front of our home in the Whitehorse. I still watch every day for “my boys” to get off and come home, even though they’ve been gone for weeks. I was privileged to be a host mom for the Canada World Youth program Read more

Yukon Families

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This past weekend, the Whitehorse Photography Club hosted a wildlife photography workshop with renowned Yukon photographer, Peter Mather. On Sunday, we all went to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where we spent the morning taking photos. I snapped this Read more

Living With Wildlife

‘Nature’, or ‘natural’, have become complicated words to define. They have become over-utilized, and given a multitude of meanings.Marketing campaigns bombard us with the word, misusing it to get us to support organizations, approve initiatives, and Read more

Yukon Wildlife

Some pretty cute babies have been born at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve this spring. There are several sheep lambs, four lynx kittens, a mule deer fawn and a caribou calf. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

t can happen to anyone. You forget to set the alarm, you sleep in, you miss an important flight. But when you're a migratory bird, missing your southbound flight in the fall could have disastrous consequences. So when Doug and Yasmine Hannah ... Read more

Faro

It has been a real pleasure utilizing our new facility, which is filled with unique and exciting features that allow us to provide excellent care for injured and orphaned wildlife. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Bison and foxes and sheep. Oh my! The Yukon Wildlife Preserve on the Takhini Hot Springs Road offers all of these and more—and it's recently added a series of track-set ski trails to give visitors a new way to get up close and personal with the... Read more

Yukon Winter

Our first big encounter was bison. While I am fortunate to see bison most every day, and often very close up, seeing them graze along the highway was incredibly exciting. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

The truth is, this place really is for kids. But when I think of it, this place was built not only for them, but also for the kid inside all of us. Read more

Yukon Wildlife