Moose and calf.
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Wild Discoveries

Please keep checking in on this page for upcoming events. We add events throughout the year. 

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Events

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Wednesday, February 8 — Learn from the dead

Our program veterinarians will demonstrate wildlife necropsy techniques, and explain what a necropsy can tell us about how an animal lived and died.

Advance tickets required (but free) and space is limited.

Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Location: Whitehorse, 10 Burns Road
Cost: Free

Wednesday, February 22 — Wildlife trivia night, advanced

Test your knowledge of the Yukon’s wildlife in a fun, laidback trivia contest. This “advanced” version is for the keen wildlife-watchers. Come as a team or solo. Drinks for sale and prizes for the winners!

Advance tickets required (but free) and space is limited.

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Location: Whitehorse, curling lounge
Cost: Free

Sunday, March 5 – Ski-bou (ski for caribou)

A gentle cross-country ski on groomed trails with stops for caribou stories along the way – what they eat, what they do in winter, and so much more. You must bring your own equipment and be able to ski five kilometres.

Please register in advance so we can plan appropriately.

There will be a short presentation inside, then we'll head out on the trails.

Time: 1 to 3 pm
Location: Lorne Mt. Community Centre, 47 Annie Lake Road
Cost: Free

Saturday, March 25 – Tracks and trails

Join trapper education coordinator, Ryan Sealy, on this winter walk through the woods to look for animal tracks. Learn how to identify some tracks and look for signs that wildlife has been in the area.

Please register in advance so we can plan appropriately.

Wear gaiters or high-topped boots.

Time: 1 to 3 pm
Location: Whitehorse, exact location to be determined
Cost: Free

 

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