YCS End of Year Celebration!
Friday, December 13 Ted Parnell House, 302 Hawkins Street
4:30-5:30pm: enjoy “Inspired by the Canyon” art!
5:30pm: 2013 Gerry Couture Stewardship Award announced
Social gathering with delicious rereshments until late.
Nicole Bauberger's artistic contribution to the Inspired by the Canyon arts event (held this summer and organized by the amazing YCS trail guides). Bauberger is well known for her use of different mediums in creating dress forms which, in this case, were molded from the body forms of visitors to the event.
The Magical Thread: Hey Kids! Take a Virtual Adventure at www.MagicalThread.com. The Magical Thread is an educational resource that teaches students (grade 4 – 6) about the magnificence of the natural world.
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Find a Yukon environmental topic by using this search engine. It also browses through all the past Walk Softly newsletters posted on this site.
YCS acts as a public watchdog that works to ensure: environmental regulation of mining; forest management that reflects all forest values; energy efficiency and land use planning.
The Society plays an important role in ensuring that wild lands representing Yukon’s biodiversity are adequately protected. For example, YCS was instrumental in securing the protection of the Tatshenshini and continues to work for the protection of ecologically significant areas.
YCS produces research papers on such topics as forest planning, environmental assessment, mining and energy issues.
Education Work: YCS has long been instrumental in promoting greater environmental awareness and understanding in the Yukon.