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November 2015

Explore what lies beneath us North of 60. Our November issue features stories on the lost mining town of Pine Point, NWT, a look at the age-old technique of placer mining that's still used in the Yukon today, and a comprehensive report on mining projects up North. Plus: Yukon’s fossil miners, where to find sapphires, jade, and other gemstones in the three territories, and a look at an ancient Arctic city.  

In This Issue

Jean Marie River, population 60, is nestled along the shore of the Mackenzie River, in the Dehcho region of the NWT. Photo by Herb Mathisen

The Mining Report: Park Strife

The NWT weighs conservation versus development. And a park near Jean Marie River might prove its test case.

By Herb Mathisen
Nov 02