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Annual Report for 2023-24

Annual Report for 2023-24

Contents About the Preserve in 2023-24 President's Report Treasurer's Report Executive Director's Report Operations Report Animal Care Report Wildlife Rehabilitation Report Visitors Services Report Education and Programing Report The Preserve in 2024-25 AGM Details...

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Bonaparte’s Gull Release

Bonaparte’s Gull Release

4 minute read - A Bonaparte's gull was brought into the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve after it was found flightless on the side of the road. The bird has no significant injuries, some feather damage and was likely concussed. A short...

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Old Crow Bald Eagle

Old Crow Bald Eagle

1 minute read - In the remote, fly-in community of Old Crow, on the Traditional Territories of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nations a juvenile bald eagle was found by Robert, at the dump, flightless and injured. The eagle was coaxed into a crate and eventually brought to the...

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Meet Elsa the Mountain Goat

Meet Elsa the Mountain Goat

1 minute read - Meet Elsa, the mountain goat! She came from Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers B.C located within The Witset First Nation is a First Nations band government of the Wet'suwet'en people of Witset, British Columbia, Canada. She was brought there...

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What’s That Black Stuff?

What’s That Black Stuff?

2 minute read - That ‘black stuff’ on the aspen trees is a common fungal infection called Black Canker.  Once infected, a circular dead area, or canker, develops on the trunk. Old cankers can develop large folds of black, dead bark. The blackened bark gives black...

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Crane Gets A Flight South

Crane Gets A Flight South

4 minute read - Back in early November, a sandhill crane came into the Yukon Wildlife Preserve’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre with a number of wounds, including a laceration to its eyelid. We are pleased to say that it has been successfully released! But when a bird...

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Your Yukon NightHawks

Your Yukon NightHawks

This article was originally published in The Preserve Post newsletter in Spring 2016. More current information and contact for the regional project can be doing on WildResearch.2 minute read -  Is it true, that the early bird gets the worm? Not always!COIN male. ...

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How are Animals Named?

How are Animals Named?

11 min read - Throughout history, various languages and cultures have contributed to a wide - and often confusing - vocabulary used to describe animals' genders, the young stages of their lives and what they may be called when they are gathered together in groups.Mule...

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Bison vs. Muskox

Bison vs. Muskox

2 minute read - Bison versus muskox! What's the same? What's different? Who is more cool? Top 5 reasons muskox and bison are NOT the same animal, at all. One of the first animals visitors see when they explore the Preserve is bison. As folks continue to explore the...

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Moose Hair Loss Study

Moose Hair Loss Study

This article was originally published in The Preserve Post newsletter in Spring 2019. In April 2022 Emily et al., published a paper Improving Widescale Monitoring of Ectoparasite Presence in Northern Canadian Wildlife with the Aid of Citizen Science on this project....

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Feathered Friends in Rehabilitation

Feathered Friends in Rehabilitation

1 minute read - Generally, this time of year, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a lot more quiet than in the months leading up to fall. But in the final days of October the Centre got feathered with some new arrivals. October 30th, 2023 Conservation Officers from...

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Yukon Collaboration Sweater

Yukon Collaboration Sweater

6 min readThe Visitor Services team is working hard to connect with local artist to bring the connections to nature home with you. We strongly feel that by taking the time to explore these partnerships we can create unique items that guests to the Preserve can take...

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