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January 7, 2015
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Missoulian - A crucial piece of wildlife habitat in the Ninemile Valley has been protected through the Vital Ground Foundation and Missoula County.

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BC Local News - Recently, the U.S. Senate passed the North Fork Watershed Protection Act as part of a nationwide U.S. public lands legislative package.

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Mapping winter ground
Helena Independent Record - As technology improves, researchers learn more about animal migrations.

Peel watershed: Tribal Council unhappy with appeal
CBC - The Gwich'in Tribal Council is not happy with the Yukon government's decision to appeal the latest court decision on protecting the Peel River watershed.
Site C project: a river of controversy runs through it

Business Vancouver - The approval of BC Hydro's plan to build a third dam on the Peace River has been welcomed by businesses and builders, but the north will also have to deal with its environmental and infrastructure repercussions       


Critics: Snow King Mountain Resort avoided review

Jackson Hole News and Guide - Some Jackson residents contend Snow King Mountain Resort and land managers have dodged public input and environmental analyses by chopping up an overhaul of northeast portions of the Town Hill.


Lion kills porcupine, but is quilled to death
Jackson Hole News and Guide - Hunters, starvation and predators are the gravest threats to subadult mountain lions trying to eke out a living in Jackson Hole, researchers say.

How founder of Patagonia became an opponent of dams
Globe and Mail - Yvon Chouinard did not envision becoming a businessman, and he didn't plan to become an environmentalist.

Employment Opportunities

Position - Donor Relations Coordinator (Maternity Leave)
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
- February 6, 2015
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- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
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- Manager, Science and Planning - Alberta
- Nature Conservancy of Canada
- January 16, 2015
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