April 5, 2017

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

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Top Story
Science News
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Employment Opportunities
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Top Story

Global News  - More than 50 scientists from western Canada and the United States have attached their names to an open letter supporting controversial future plans for the castle area.

Science News
Denver Post - Researchers began their study in response to rising numbers of human-bear conflicts and the changing climate.
Human behaviour long-term ecological driver of non-human evolution
Nature Ecology & Evolution  - This study reviews how the long-term history of human-environment interaction has shaped the evolutionary biology of diverse non-human, non-domesticated species. 
Also In The News....

Wildlife shuffle study co-author calls for action on climate change
CBC  - Protect watersheds, apply First Nations' knowledge, says climate researcher Tero Mustonen about wildlife redistribution.

Crag & Canyon - Parks Canada researchers are studying Banff National Park's herd of plains bison to analyze dominance behaviours and social hierarchy in the species and their potential impact on ecosystems.
DeSmog  - The B.C. government is granting logging permits in critical caribou habitat, despite evidence that B.C.'s Southern Mountain Caribou are being driven to extinction by habitat loss.

Jackson Hole News and Guide There has been an 11 per cent change in the grizzly bear's range in just a few years, spreading out from Yellowstone National Park to Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
National Parks, public land advocates worried about budget cuts
Flathead Beacon  President Trump proposes  a 12 percent cut to the Interior budget, $1.5 billion less than last year.

Conservation efforts must include small animals
The Conversation  When it comes to preserving biodiversity and larger scale conservation, it really is all about the details.

Employment Opportunities

Organization - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Deadline - April 26, 2017

Organization - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Deadline - April 9, 2017

Position - Executive Director
Organization - Heart of the Rockies Initiative
Deadline - May 1, 2017

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