April 12, 2017

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

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Science News
Also In The News
Employment Opportunities
Y2Y Staff Appearances

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Top Story

Tyee  - The Tyee has launched a series to investigate B.C.'s Site C dam, examining the issues that surround this contentious project.

Y2Y In The News

Cochrane Times  - Stephen Legault speaks to Ghost Valley residents about the future of the Eastern Slopes.

Science News
Anthropocene - In Idaho a landscape-scale, multi-year experiment examines how ranchers, livestock and wolves can live together.
What makes for effective partnerships with Indigenous nations on the environment?
EurekAlert  - Indigenous partners are most likely to remain engaged in multi-actor collaborations when they are viewed as equal partners, according to this study.
Also In The News....

Parks Canada appears to be rushing ahead with Icefields bike path
Canadian Press  - Documents suggest Parks Canada has been rushing ahead with the bike path along Alberta's Icefields Parkway after receiving federal money in 2016 with a two-year expiry date.

Middle Fork Flathead River among most endangered in U.S.
Flathead Beacon  - Oil trains along the wild and scenic corridor adjacent to Glacier National Park present an environmental threat.
Spokesman-Review  - About a dozen animals may be all that remains of the woodland caribou in the endangered Southern Selkirk herd that roams near the U.S.-Canada border.

Bozeman Daily Chronicle The Interagency Bison Management Plan group of state, federal and tribal officials hopes to focus on better distribution of bison outside Yellowstone National Park.
Bison survived for 2 million years until humans arrived
BBC  These grazing beasts have survived Ice Ages and huge mass migrations, but our species nearly put an end to them.

How did the animals cross the road?
Upworthy  Animal safety is improved by the use of beautiful, innovative wildlife corridors, including those in the Flathead Valley. 

Employment Opportunities

Organization - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
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