CONSERVATION NEWS
November 29, 2017


Your weekly compilation of Y2Y conservation news stories from national, regional and local newspapers.


 
In This Issue
Top Story
Y2Y In The News
Science News
Also In The News
Employment Opportunities
Y2Y Appearances
Events

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Top Story

Ensia - Montana's Tom Miner Basin has become a model for what conservationists call "predator coexistence": the art of sharing the landscape with threatened meat-eaters like bears and wolves.

Y2Y In The News

Idaho Falls Local News 8 - As the Idaho Transportation Department develops plans for improvements to US 20 and Targhee Pass, Y2Y urges the state include wildlife crossing structures. 

Science News

UBC Okanagan News - This study looked at five different wildlife crossing structure designs distributed across 44 sites along a 100-km stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway.
 
To advocate or not is no longer the question: Paths to enhance scientific engagement
Oxford University Press  - In an era defined by rapid communication, alternative facts, and the propagation of misinformation, the need for scientists to engage directly in public policy and education has never been greater.
 
Also In The News....
 
Underpass usage up for bears and wolves
Rocky Mountain Outlook - Y2Y's Stephen Legault points to a greater need to further protect wildlife in the region.

New wolf pack may be forming in Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook  - Y2Y's Hilary Young says this news is exciting but requires attention to give the wide-ranging wildlife the space they need. 

Washington Post - Biologists and their maps agree: The bears are coming to southwestern Montana. 

Flathead Beacon - Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester called upon U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to ramp up pressure on the Canadian government in order to address legacy impacts of transboundary pollution in the Kootenai River system.

CBC Grizzly biologists and other experts share what makes the bears so compelling and how our lives cross paths.

CBC -  Y2Y among groups concerned the harvest will scar the picturesque mountainsides, increase the risk of flooding, impact drinking water, displace wildlife and hurt tourism and livelihoods.

Huffington Post - "Through responsible recreation, we can sustain the pursuit of our passions and promote a healthy relationship with our planet."

Employment Opportunities

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Deadline - December 15, 2017

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Deadline - Until filled

Nature Conservancy of Canada
Deadline - December 6, 2017

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Y2Y Appearances

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