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National Geographic: Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining

Jan 25, 2014 - The National Geographic featured the Peel Watershed and the Yukon Government's plans to open it up to mining.

NGO community condemns Yukon Government Peel announcement

The Yukon Conservation Society (YCS) and Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Yukon are condemning Yukon Government’s announcement today that they are throwing out the Peel Watershed Planning Commission’s Final Recommended Plan and instead implementing government’s own unilateral plan for the region. 

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CPAWS Yukon Chapter
506 Steele St. 
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C9
(867) 393-8080

Yukon Conservation Society
302 Hawkins Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1X6
(867) 668-5678