Land & Environment


The mission of the Department of Land & Environment is to protect and promote stewardship of the land, environment, and resources, in the Chief Drygeese Territory, by asserting YKDFN rights and pursuing sustainable economic benefit for current and future members to preserve a traditional way of life.


The Land & Environment Department will work cooperatively with government and industry, drawing on scientific and Traditional Knowledge, to balance environmental preservation with economic development. Decisions will be guided by principles of sustainability and ensuring safe access to land and natural resources for our members.