Faces of the Preserve:  Maureen

Faces of the Preserve: Maureen

Faces of the Preserve: Maureen 12 min read – It takes drive and passion to support a non-profit organization which works to be a living center of Yukon’s wildlife, with informed voices that speak for, and connect others to, the natural world. Who is the team...
Fall In to Autumn

Fall In to Autumn

Fall In to Autumn 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 coats where...
Lynx in 360 Video

Lynx in 360 Video

Lynx in 360 Video 3:50 min video –  Lynx are the Feline, or cat, of the North. This carnivore has adapted well to its home in the Boreal forest with camouflage, excellent vision and hearing, large furred paws and long powerful legs. They are not the cuddling...
Muskox Get Shaggy

Muskox Get Shaggy

Muskox Get Shaggy 2 minute read –  In late Spring, Muskox start to look pretty shaggy and not very impressive.  They look like they could use a good combing – why is that? To best answer the question…..let’s first talk a bit about muskox. Muskox live on...
Doctor visit:  Mountain Goats!

Doctor visit: Mountain Goats!

Doctor visit: Mountain Goats! 8 min read –  During daily rounds to check on the health of the residents, Animal Care staff notice that the eldest male goat, Geronimo, appears to have a cracked hoof. Staff veterinarian Dr. Maria Hallock is concerned he may have...
Mother’s Day Tribute

Mother’s Day Tribute

Mother’s Day Tribute 1.5 Min Video –  Whether we are human or a furry animal, we can’t do it without our Mothers! They nurture and care for us, setting us on the path to a healthy and successful life.  Join us in this tribute to mothers everywhere, of all...
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...
Wild Spring Adventure!

Wild Spring Adventure!

Wild Spring Adventure! 6 minute read (and/or) watch the video! Spring is the sign of new life! It’s the circle of life intertwined and flourishing from increased sunlight. It’s a time of birds migrating. Some, like swans, stop only a short time on their way to nesting...
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! ...
Cliff Hanger at Dawn!

Cliff Hanger at Dawn!

Cliff Hanger at Dawn! The rising sun bathes the cliffs in the rosy hues of dawn.  In a manner I can only describe as precarious, I watch, heart in mouth, as the billy goat stands on his back feet while on a sheer cliff slope.  His front legs dangle loose in the air,...