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YCS IS HIRING!!!

TRAIL GUIDE JOB DESCRIPTION (2 positions available) - Deadline to apply: May 10, 2015

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Casino Mine

The Casino Mine is a proposed large (by Yukon standards) copper-silver-gold-molybdenum project located roughly due west of Pelly Crossing and due south of Dawson City. As this project currently stands, the Yukon Conservation Society is utterly opposed to it. Read more here. _________________________________________________________________

Next Generation Hydro

In regards to the Next Generation Hydro initiative, here is YCS's response to a questionnaire initiated by them.

Revised Next Gen Hydro article! Correcting a typo in our Next Gen Hydro article allowed us to further update the process and YCS's perspective on hydro. Please click here for a new and improved version.

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Protect the Peel!

launched a legal action to force the Yukon Government to implement a Land Use Plan that will protect 54,000 square kilometres of wilderness in northern Yukon’s Peel River Watershed.

The following are some of the legal documents filed with the Yukon Supreme Court.

...and here is the executive summary of the Berger opinion of the compensation of owners of mineral claims.

to the Peel legal case!

There is a an entire website devoted to protecting the peel - www.protectpeel.ca - it's worth a visit!! There's also more Peel Watershed info on this website.

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This page was last updated (apart from the Twitter feed) April 28th, 2015

Original Web work by Mike Mason, updates by YCS staff