What we do

CPAWS has helped protect over 40 million hectares of Canada's most treasured wild places while working closely with First Nations, government, industry and non-governmental organizations.

Issues

Parks and Protected Areas

Parks and Protected Areas

Parks and protected areas are critical for preserving sensitive ecosystems and wildlife habitats. They ensure that regions of high conservation value are maintained today, tomorrow and for future generations. CPAWS Yukon is dedicated to creating new protected areas and wilderness corridors. Learn more about Parks and Protected Areas
Land Use Planning

Land Use Planning

Land use planning can prevent the loss of critical habitats and places of deep cultural importance for First Nations. It can provide a roadmap for determining how the land and natural resources will be used, managed and protected. Learn more about Land Use Planning
Wildlife and biodiversity

Wildlife and biodiversity

Maintaining wilderness is essential if the Yukon is to retain its stunning biodiversity. Learn more about Wildlife and biodiversity
Future Generations

Future Generations

Canada’s remaining wild places will always need guardians. CPAWS works to ensure protected wilderness regions are safeguarded today for our children tomorrow. Learn more about Future Generations
Speakers Series

Speakers Series

CPAWS Yukon held a Sustainable Change for the Yukon Speakers Series throughout Fall 2014 and Winter 2015. You can find video of past presentations you may have missed here. Learn more about Speakers Series
Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival makes its Whitehorse debut in March 2015. Considered one of the premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Learn more about Wild and Scenic Film Festival

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