Lands, Resources and Heritage News (2021)
“To provide, promote, protect and sustain a healthy, strong lifestyle for our Citizens and future generations consistent with the traditional values of the Ta’an Kwäch’än.”
Resources / Fish and Wildlife
Due to COVID-19 regulations, Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC) lands staff continue to record a significant increase in the number of people utilizing Settlement Lands for recreational purposes. Because Whitehorse serves as a busy hub for Yukoners, the First Nation government is concerned about the negative impacts further use will have on these important areas. Please click here for more information.
In October 2020, a windstorm caused a significant amount of tree blowdown located within TKC Traditional Territory, with some areas on R12A and R2A severely impacted. During a recent meeting with Yukon’s Forest Management Branch, Lands, Resources and Heritage (LRH) staff were updated about potential concerns for the overall forest health in the area resulting from this severe wind event. Read more
The TKC LRH department is pleased to announce two upcoming Citizen engagement BBQs being held Wednesday, July 7 and Wednesday August 18 from 11:00am-3:00pm at the Gazebo Fire Pit, Shipyards Park. These events are to bring TKC LRH staff and Citizens together on what the LRH department’s current and future goals are. We encourage all Citizens to join us for some good food and company. See you there! For more details, contact Shawna Tizya, Wildlife Monitor at (867) 668-3613 ext. 611 or email Monitor1@taan.ca.