Peel River Watershed

Mar 6, 2014

Yukon government opens Peel River Watershed to mining

A planning commission of First Nations and government reps said most of this pristine wilderness should be protected from development. Last month the government stood this agreement on its head.
Feb 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/fox_kiyo

On Thomas Berger and the Peel River Watershed

Heather Menzies
The Yukon government's 'regional land-use plan' for the Peel River Watershed proposes to leave 29 per cent protected from development, versus the 80 per cent originally recommended. What gives?
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