Proposed fish and wildlife regulation changes for 2019-20

Please see the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board’s news release and links to the proposed regulations changes  and survey below and attached, and share with others who may wish to comment.

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From the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board:

YOUR INPUT IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE REGULATION CHANGE PROCESS.
We would like to hear your feedback on these proposed regulations changes to the Yukon Wildlife Act.
After reading through the summary booklet at https://yfwmb.ca, please complete our online survey here.

Please see the media release below for more information:

Public Review of Proposed Regulation Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 8, 2019

Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board Leads Public Review of Proposed Changes to the Yukon Wildlife Act Regulations

In upholding its responsibility under the Umbrella Final Agreement to make provisions for public involvement in the management of fish and wildlife in Yukon, the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board is now holding its public review of proposed changes to Yukon Wildlife Act Regulations.

The public review will be conducted between November 8th, 2019 and December 8th, 2019.

13 proposed regulation changes have been put forward for public review, a summary booklet of all the proposals and administrative changes can be found by visiting the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board website (http://yfwmb.ca). If a link to the summary booklet does not appear on our homepage, please refresh your web browser and try again.

To provide feedback electronically, please see our online survey – it will be available beginning Tuesday, November 12th at 12:00 pm and will end on December 8th at 4:00 pm.

The Board will also be hosting a public meeting on December 11th, 2019 at the Yukon Inn, Fireside Room – all are welcomed to attend.

The Board will then consider all feedback received and provide a recommendation to the Minister of Environment regarding each proposed change.

Should you have questions about the proposed regulation changes, or the review period, please contact:

Graham Van Tighem

Executive Director, Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board

867-667-5835

executivedirector@yfwmb.ca

Steven Hossack

Communications and Information Specialist

Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board

867-393-6942

communications@yfwmb.ca

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