November 9, 2016

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

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Top Story
Y2Y In The News
Science News
Also In The News
Employment Opportunities
November 18, 2016
Calgary, AB
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November 23, 2016
Banff, AB
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November 26, 2016
Invermere, BC
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December 8, 2016
Victoria and Salt Spring Island, BC
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Top Story

Calgary Herald  - Sitting in Alberta's Porcupine Hills, the 1,228-hectare Welsch Ranch overlooking the Oldman River will now be protected indefinitely.

Y2Y In the News

Rocky Mountain Outlook  - Y2Y is waiting for the complete Resort Centre ASP amendment to be provided to the Town of Canmore before commenting on it.

Science News

Science Daily - Over 90 percent of potential new Canadian hydroelectric projects are likely to increase concentrations of the neurotoxin methylmercury in food webs near indigenous communities, new research has found. 

TakePart - A new study finds that habitat loss is a bigger problem than hunting for globe-trotting birds.
Also In The News....

KCTS9 Grizzly bears are slowly coming back in an ecosystem that includes Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. What researchers learn here could help with grizzly reintroduction in places like the North Cascades.
CSKT joins Treaty opposed to grizzly hunts
Flathead Beacon  - The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has signed onto a treaty opposed to removing the grizzly bear from the Endangered Species Act list.

Study lists top ten Montana roadways for animal collisions
Newstalk KGVO  The Center for Large Landscape Conservation did a study to find out which 10 mile stretches of Montana roadways were the most dangerous. 
Missoulian U.S. Fish and Wildlife is proposing a dramatic reorganization of its National Wildlife Refuge system in Montana and seven other states that would result in significant staff and program cuts.

CBC - More economical, less disruptive alternatives to B.C. Hydro's energy project available, says Mike Harcourt. 
Calgary Herald -  As some federal officials work to determine how widespread whirling disease is across Alberta, others are considering whether they need to remove all of the fish or even drain Johnson Lake in Banff National Park.

Employment Opportunities

Position - Fellowship
Organization - David Suzuki Foundation
Deadline - February 1, 2017

Position - PhD Assistantship in Wildlife Biology
Organization - University of Montana
Deadline - January 15, 2017

Position - Conservation Intern
Organization - WCS Canada
Deadline - November 18, 2016

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