General Info and Bookings

  • General inquiries
  • Bus Tour bookings

867-456-7300 (Front Reception Cabin)
info@yukonwildlife.ca

For special bookings, rentals, events, and film & photography please contact our Admin Office at 867-456-7400 or info@yukonwildlife.ca

Programming and Education

  • Nature Camps
  • School Programs
  • Children’s programming
  • Outreach

867-334-3338
education@yukonwildlife.ca

Animal Care and Wildlife Rehabilitation

  • Injured Wildlife? Go here first.
  • Our staff are often out caring for our animals. Please leave a message.

867-456-7328
maria@yukonwildlife.ca

Accounts

  • Accounts Payable
  • Bookkeeping
  • Billing

Please contact our bookkeeper, Sheila Downey at 867-334-9221 or accounts@yukonwildlife.ca

Connect With Our Team

Lindsay Caskenette

Lindsay Caskenette

Manager of Visitor Services

Lindsay joined the Wildlife Preserve team March 2014. Originally from Ontario, she came to the Yukon in search of new adventures and new career challenges. Lindsay holds a degree in Environmental Studies with honours from Wilfrid Laurier University and brings with her a strong passion to share what nature, animals and the environment can teach us.

867-456-7400
lindsay@yukonwildlife.ca

Maria Hallock

Maria Hallock

Veterinarian

Dr. Maria Hallock was born in Russia where she volunteered at the local zoo as a child. In 1995 she graduated as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with honours from the University of Novosibirsk in Russia. Maria gained veterinary experience while working in zoos in Russia, Switzerland and Austria, before joining the Preserve team in 2001. Maria is devoted to animal care and brings extensive captive animal experience to her position. She is an invaluable member of the Yukon Wildlife Preserve team.

867-456-7328
 maria@yukonwildlife.ca

Jake Paleczny

Jake Paleczny

Executive Director

Jake Paleczny is passionate about interpretation and education. He gained his interpretative expertise from a decade of work in Ontario’s provincial parks in addition to a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. His interests also extend into the artistic realm, with a Bachelor of Music from the University of Western Ontario and extensive experience in galleries and museums.

867-456-7313
jake@yukonwildlife.ca

Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter

Visitor Services Coordinator

Rebecca joined the Wildlife Preserve in the summer of 2020 after moving from Manitoba to the beautiful and wild Yukon. Rebecca earned a degree in Biology with honours from the University of Winnipeg studying behaviour in mule deer (one of her top 20 favourite animals.. it’s hard to choose!). She loves connecting with others through nature and sharing stories and knowledge about the animals at the preserve with visitors.

867-456-7400
Rebecca@yukonwildlife.ca

Randy Hallock

Randy Hallock

Manager of Outdoor Operations

Randy Hallock was raised in a small farming community in Alberta, where he gathered the experience that makes him so valuable to the preserve. Our longest serving staff member, he answered the call of the preserve 25 years ago. Since then, he has been dedicated to the smooth operation of the Preserve and the well-being of the animals that call it home. Randy's long term experience and dedication make him the backbone of the Preserve's operations.

867-335-3130
randy@yukonwildlife.ca

Abi Horobin

Abi Horobin

Manager Education and Programming

Abi has led expeditions to many parts of the world and has a passion for connecting people of all ages and abilities with remote, wilderness environments and the people and the wildlife that live there. Abi moved to the Yukon from the UK having been inspired by previous canoe trips to the territory and having experienced some very special encounters with the wildlife of the north. Where else do you wake to a wolf howling 10 meters from your tent?!

867-456-7313
Abi@yukonwildlife.ca

Staff Only Links

H&S Landing Page