Yukon Palaeontology program

The Yukon Palaeontology program manages and curates the territory's fossil collections and conducts research on Yukon’s ancient life and environments. The program assists scientific research and is involved in outreach and educational programs.

​Mining in fossil-rich areas

​Learn about best practices for mining in Yukon's fossil-rich areas.

​Report a fossil find

Information on how to report a fossil find or turn in fossils you have collected in the Yukon wilderness.​

​Fossil export process

​Learn about exporting fossils for scientific or commercial purposes. Contact the Expert Examiner under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act

Research and outreach

Information on how to access Yukon's fossil collection for research or community outreach.

​Yukon palaeontology publications

Read official Government of Yukon palaeontology publications as well as scientific papers resulting from research on the Yukon fossil collection.

Contact information

Name: 
Adjointe administrative
Unit: 
Ressources patrimoniales
Branch: 
Services culturels
Office location: 
133A Industrial Road
Whitehorse, YT
Department: 
Tourisme et Culture
Phone: 
867-667-8589
Toll-free: 
867-667-0408 x8589
Fax: 
867-393-6456
Mailing address: 
C.P. 2703 (L-2A)
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6