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....
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...
COVID Reponse

COVID Reponse

COVID Reponse The Yukon Wildlife Preserve remains temporarily closed. But our team is hard at work providing top quality food and care to our 200+ animals. Without visitors to offset our ongoing costs of the daily care and feeding of these animals, your support is...
Swipe Right (for Antlers)

Swipe Right (for Antlers)

Swipe Right (for Antlers) Only animals in the deer (or cervid) family grow antlers. That includes elk, deer, moose and caribou. Animals like Bison, Sheep and Goats are part of a different family and grow horns, not antlers. We’ll tackle that in another video/post! ...
Arctic Fox Easter Treat

Arctic Fox Easter Treat

Arctic Fox Easter Treat Arctic foxes eat a lot of different stuff. That’s important when you live in the arctic where there’s not always a lot of food. One of their most important food sources are lemmings. But lemming populations cycle up and down over a 3-5 year...