To promote knowledge and foster appreciation of arctic and boreal ecology through the creation of a centre of northern education, conservation, and research excellence at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve.
The Yukon Wildlife Preserve (YWP) is a 750-acre wildlife viewing facility located in Whitehorse,Yukon Territory, Canada. It is home to several species of northern ungulates, including muskoxen, moose, caribou, mountain sheep, elk, wood bison, and mule deer.It offers a full range of educational programs to the general public, including a guided interpretive tour, self-guided walking tours, and on-site school programs for local students. It also serves as the rescue and rehabilitation centre for northern bird and wildlife species in the Yukon.The YWP team is made up of a dedicated volunteer board of directors who employ 4 full-time staff to deliver the various programs and anywhere from 4-6 additional employees, usually summer students, during the busier summer months.The YWP is also host to various post-secondary research programs and northern environmental monitoring activities.
PO BOX 20191
Contact Name:Greg Meredith, Executive Director