Vernal Species Migration

Vernal Species Migration

Vernal Species Migration 11 min read – Part of Nature’s plan involves animals moving to new locations for two primary reasons:.  One is seasonal migration when animals move to a summer location principally to give birth and raise offspring, and the other is...
The Boreal Forest – A Life Source

The Boreal Forest – A Life Source

The Boreal Forest – A Life Source 11 min read – A key feature of the Yukon’s geography is the Boreal Forest. The Boreal forest grows around the Earth located exclusively in Northern Hemispheres at latitudes between the Arctic Circle and 50° North....
I Wish I Was as Tough as a Chickadee!

I Wish I Was as Tough as a Chickadee!

I Wish I Was as Tough as a Chickadee! 6 minute read – Banner image photo credit: Syd Cannings, iNaturalist Gram for gram, there are few creatures in the North that have the endurance, temerity and constitution equal to a Boreal Chickadee. An iconic small bird of...
Thinhorn Mountain Sheep

Thinhorn Mountain Sheep

Thinhorn Mountain Sheep 10 minute read – For a long time, it was believed that there are three distinct subspecies of thinhorn Mountain Sheep in North America each of these known as: Dall, Fannin and Stone. Each subspecies displayed different colouring of their...
The Antler and Breeding Cycle Featuring Moose

The Antler and Breeding Cycle Featuring Moose

The Antler and Breeding Cycle Featuring Moose 10 minute read – Deer species are hoofed, ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The primary deer species in the Yukon include: Moose –  the largest of the species; Caribou, Elk and Mule and White-tailed...
Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve 13 minute read –  The Yukon Wildlife Preserve features eleven iconic northern animal species, but if you look closely at each of the three primary habitats on the Preserve you’ll see many more species than “only”...