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January 28, 2015
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Flathead Beacon - The Nature Conservancy has completed purchasing more than 257-square-miles of forestlands in Montana and Washington as part of a program to protect habitat for bull trout, lynx, elk and mule deer.

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Kootenai Forest Plan critized from both sides
Hungry Horse News - The final record of decision for the Kootenai National Forest is being roundly criticized by environmental groups and timber interests alike.

Researchers map elk migrations in Greater Yellowstone
Helena Independent Record - Efforts since 2013 to map elk migrations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will provide researchers some of the most detailed information on how nine herds in three states use one of the West's iconic landscapes.
Study: Bison don't compete much with cattle for grass

Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Ranchers fear bison for two main reasons: disease and grazing competition. But a new study shows that bison aren't the competitors they would seem to be.          


Pro bison postcards presented to Member of Parliament

Rocky Mountain Outlook - It's official, not only do Albertans wish to see a reintroduction of wild plains bison back into Banff National Park, but also members of the global community.  


Parks Canada set to collar wolves
Rocky Mountain Outlook - Researchers want to know how much time wolves are spending in caribou range, how wolves are using Bow Valley Parkway during a seasonal nighttime closure, their use of wildlife corridors and wolf predation on mountain goats.

Wolf cull supported by conservation group Wildsight
CBC - Kootenay-based conservation group Wildsight is backing a controversial wolf cull in the South Peace and South Selkirks that would kill 184 wolves.

Employment Opportunities

Position - Donor Relations Coordinator (Maternity Leave)
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
- February 6, 2015
- U.S. Program Director
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
- until filled

Position - Regional Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Region
Organization - National Wildlife Federation
Deadline - until filled

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