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The Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board: Its Evolution and Future

Wagner, Ted



Wildl Manag Inst North Am Wildl and Nat Resour 56th Conf, Edmonton, AB, Can



The Yukon Wildlife Manag Board was established by the Canadian government in 1988 to represent both native and government interests in a decision-making agency. In its first 2 yr of operation, 53 recommendations were communicated to the Renewable Resources Minister, all but three reached through consensus. In 1990, the board accepted responsibility for fisheries concerns as well and became the Yukon Fish & Wildlife Manag Board. Although past recommendations have been reactive, the board plans a more proactive role for the future.

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