Snow capped mountain in fall orange and reds rising above Fish Lake.

Łu Zil Män (Fish Lake) local area planning

The Government of Yukon and Kwanlin Dün First Nation are developing a local area plan for the Łu Zil Män (Fish Lake) area. Ta’an Kwäch’än Council is also involved in creating the plan. A steering committee of area residents and First Nations Citizens will help develop the plan.

In Southern Tutchone, Fish Lake is called Łu Zil Män (pronounced Sloo Zill Mun) after the round whitefish that spawn there in the fall.



What's happening now?

Appointing the steering committee 

The Government of Yukon and Kwanlin Dün First Nation are reviewing the expressions of interests we received. We plan to assemble the 6-person committee during the month of March. This committee will assist in developing a local area plan for the Łu Zil Män (Fish Lake) area. The Government of Yukon and Kwanlin Dün First Nation will appoint 3 members each to the committee.​

Background report

A consultant is currently working on a background report of the Łu Zil Män (Fish Lake) area. This report will help guide the development of the local area plan.



Snow capped mountain in fall orange and reds rising above Fish Lake.

The planning area

The planning area is approximately 460 square kilometres in size. It’s located just west of Whitehorse.
Download a map of the planning area




What is local area planning

Local area plans guide the development and use of land in unincorporated Yukon communities. The plans designate areas for specific land uses. Learn more about local area planning.



Contact the planners

Larissa Lychenko
Government of Yukon
Land and resource planner
Phone: 867-667-3734
Email: larissa.lychenko@yukon.ca

Roy Neilson
Kwanlin Dün First Nation
Land and resource planner
Phone: 867-332-1717
Email: roy.neilson@kdfn.net

Photo used in marketing and promotional materials care of John Meikle / Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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