A Helping Hoof

A Helping Hoof

A Helping Hoof 5 min read / photo essay – We do our best to provide large, safe habitats for all the Preserve’s residents. But accidents still happen. One of the most common reasons you’ll see an animal limping is due to sprains from Arctic Ground...
Annual Report for 2020-21

Annual Report for 2020-21

Annual Report for 2020-21 Contents About the Preserve in 2020-21 President’s Report Executive Director’s Report Ex-Officio Report Operations Report Animal Care Report Wildlife Rehabilitation Report Visitors Services Report Education and Programing Report...
Annual Report for 2019-20

Annual Report for 2019-20

Annual Report for 2019-20 Contents About the Preserve in 2019-20 President’s Report Executive Director’s Report Ex-Officio Report Master Plan Project Update Operations Report Animal Care Report Wildlife Rehabilitation Report Visitors Services Report...
Rehabilitation – A Wild Success

Rehabilitation – A Wild Success

Rehabilitation – A Wild Success 1 min video –  This juvenile bald eagle came to the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Research Centre in early July after it was found near Icy Waters on Fish Lake road, seemingly flightless.  An X-ray revealed an infection.  Dr....
Moose on the Move

Moose on the Move

Moose on the Move 3:47 video Our young orphaned moose has outgrown his room in the Preserve’s Research and Rehabilitation Centre. Today he’s on the move to a new – much larger – outdoor enclosure.  He will spend the next few months in this...
YWP to Reopen

YWP to Reopen

YWP to Reopen The Yukon Wildlife Preserve re-opens to the public Monday June 1st, 2020. The Preserve closed March 23rd, 2020 for the safety and wellbeing of our animals, staff and visitors. The Preserve will be open daily from 10:30am to 5:30pm with modified services....
First Baby of Spring!

First Baby of Spring!

First Baby of Spring! 1.5 Min Video –  Spring is for babies!  Our first baby of 2020 is a Wood Bison, born Sunday, May 3.  Executive Director, Jake, was in the right place at the right time with a spotting scope and camera to share this footage of the bison calf...
Wildlife Q&A

Wildlife Q&A

Wildlife Q&A 5 Min Video –  We love finding out what makes kids curious!  We asked kids to send us their video questions about the Preserve and Yukon’s wildlife.  Watch the video to hear YWP staff answer: Do Caribou go in big groups?  And if they do, how...
Bison are BIG Eaters

Bison are BIG Eaters

Bison are BIG Eaters 3 min Video  The Preserve’s Wood Bison herd eats a lot of food! They’re fed pellets and hay on a regular basis, but in summer they also graze through their38 acre habitat. Animal Care Staff feed the Bison two buckets of pellets every...