Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Combining science and stewardship, we seek to ensure that the world- renowned wilderness, wildlife, native plants, and natural processes of the Yellowstone to Yukon region continue to function as an interconnected web of life, capable of supporting all of the natural and human communities that reside within it, for now and for future generations.

Advisor in Environmental Policy and Resource

Scott Clausen is an Advisor in Environmental Policy and Resource Development, Sustainable Development Policy Division, Minerals and Metals Sector of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Scott’s work includes promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility as well as developing policy for the rehabilitation of abandoned and orphaned mines.

Three Rivers Project

How does one celebrate and protect an immense boreal mountain river wilderness unknown to most Canadians? That was the challenge taken on by the ambitious Three Rivers Journey project in the summer of 2003. The Yukon Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) invited 11 nationally prominent artists, writers, journalists, and photographers to…

Yukon’s Proposed Kusawa Lake Park Withdrawn From Mineral Staking

In April 2005, the Yukon Government protected the proposed Kusawa Lake Park area from mineral claim staking and other land dispositions. This scenic 3113 km2 area west of Whitehorse, in the Stikine Highland and Southern Lakes ecoregions, has been an active park candidate since the start of the Endangered Spaces Campaign in 1989. In the…

Climate Change North

This website focuses specifically on the north, providing information, lesson plans and resources that link directly to northern experience and northern curricula. It is our hope that Climate Change North will empower and support teachers, students, and others to understand the problem of climate change in the north, the adaptations that will be required, and…