Ice Fishing at Little Atlin Lake

Ice Fishing at Little Atlin Lake

YuKonstruct member Ksenia recently participated in the Make It Wild: Ice Fishing event at Little Atlin Lake, put on in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust. Here’s her report on the experience as a first-timer ice fishing. It is April 1st and...
Swan Haven Bird Boxes

Swan Haven Bird Boxes

YuKonstruct’s Amy and Thomas teamed up with our friends from Swan Haven to build bird boxes for Yukon’s small cavity nesting birds. We guided 30 families through the assembly of their very own bird box, which they got to take home and install to create...
March Break Maker Camp Summary

March Break Maker Camp Summary

Over the school holidays, YuKonstruct’s makerspace was teeming with a dozen pre-teens as we kicked off our March Break Maker Camp! The 5 day camp consisted of lots of hands on activities and made use of the makerspace’s awesome equipment. The camp...
Make it Wild – Window Bird Deterrents!

Make it Wild – Window Bird Deterrents!

Twenty creative bird enthusiasts created their own custom hanging ornaments to deter bird strikes from windows last Wednesday night. Wildlife Technician Scott Cameron presented about how we can best deter birds from injury due to window collisions. In Yukon, we have...
Make it Wild – Bird boxes!

Make it Wild – Bird boxes!

YuKonstruct and Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust‘s November Make it Wild Workshop was about making bird boxes for Yukon’s small cavity nesting birds–swallows, bluebirds and chickadees. The participants learned about local bird populations, tips to...