Since the animals are in large, natural habitat enclosures, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unique opportunities for researchers. Work and observation can be done at relatively close quarters in a natural setting, which would be difficult if not impossible on free-roaming wildlife.


If you have a research proposal or are interested in conducting research at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve Contact Us.

Our Research Mandate

  • Carry out non-invasive research to advance wildlife management technology and captive husbandry of wildlife
  • Collaborate with universities in relevant scientific study
  • Collaborate with veterinary colleges in animal health research
  • Collaborate with field research in wildlife management and biology
  • Develop opportunities for resident students
  • Give priority to regional study needs