Projects & Programs

The Friends Of Dempster Country plays a leading or suporting role in many projects & programs concerning Dempster Country.


Weekend on the Wing
An annual celebration of the birds of Dempster Country, visit the Weekend on the Wing page.
Two Moose Lake Duck Counts
In 2011 Friends of Dempster Country has partnered with YTG to assist in monitoring duck species at Two Moose Lake, km 102, throughout the season.
Natural History Special Events Archives
The Natural History Special Events were a series of annual events that highlighted specific aspects of the Natural World along the Dempster Highway between 2008-2010. Visit the Natural History Special Events Archives pages.
Flora of the Dempster Herbarium
In partnership with Tombstone Park Staff and Wildlife Viewing experts, Friends of Dempster has launched the creation of an Herbarium of Dempster Flora to be stored at the Tombstone Interpretive Center. It aims to preserve specimens of the approximately 800 species of vascular plants which may be found near the Dempster Highway. Almost all of the species that are common in the different communities of northwestern Canada are found close to the Dempster.
Sweetclover Eradication Program
Sweetclover (Melitolus albans) is the the most invasive plant in the dempster country. Learn more at FODC's Sweetclover Eradication Program page.
Central Yukon Species Inventory Project (CYSIP)
CYSIP intro page
Art Magic in Tombstone:
where art and nature intertwine.
Apply to be the 2019 Artist in Residence at Tombstone Territorial Park deadline: April 30th
Artist Talk/Show for summer 2019 tba
Art Workshop Saturdays @ 10:00 a.m.
$10 materials fee to be paid at the workshop. Location is at Tombstone Mountain Campground or at the Interpretive Centre, to be announced. Space is limited. Six spots are available for booking, six for first come first serve. To book a spot call KIAC at 993-5005 or contact friendsofdempster@gmail.com.
Arctic Research Stations
Dempster Highway: A Road To Research, By Sarah Loche, http://www.taiga.net/yourYukon/col386.html

Please contact us at: friendsofdempster@gmail.com

PO Box 153, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0