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February 18, 2015
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Top Story

Rocky Mountain Outlook - They might be fierce and ferocious, but little is known about how wolverines are faring under climate changes and human development. Researchers like Nikki Heim want to change that.

Y2Y In The News

Drayton Valley Western Review - Y2Y's Sarah Cox makes her case to Drayton Valley and other municipalities in the North Saskatchewan Watershed, urging them to protect the Bighorn Backcountry in the Alberta Headwaters.

Also In The News.... 

Jumbo court challenge set
Nelson Star - Two days have been set aside in BC Supreme Court starting Monday of next week in which the West Kootenay EcoSociety will argue the incorporation of Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort municipality was unlawful and unconstitutional.

Wilderness bill faces uphill battle
Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Protecting vast swaths of public land in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming all at once with a wilderness designation may seem like an impossible dream, but some in the U.S. are still trying.
Grizzly bears in North Cascades?

Seattle Times - Wildlife agencies are asking the public to weigh in on proposals to restore grizzly bears in Washington's North Cascades ecosystem.            


Parks' waters may be opened

Jackson Hole News and Guide - The National Park Service aided in drafting revamped legislation that could expand paddling access in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks.      


Forest gauges habitat near planned trails
Jackson Hole News and Guide - Bridger-Teton National Forest wildlife specialists in recent months have carefully reviewed habitat along corridors being eyed for new multi-use trails in the Cache Creek area, officials say.

Verbal warming: Labels in the climate debate
New York Times - The words are hurled around like epithets. People who reject the findings of climate science are dismissed as "deniers" and "disinformers." Those who accept the science are attacked as "alarmists" or "warmistas. "

Employment Opportunities

Position - Donor Relations Coordinator (Maternity Leave)
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
- Until filled
- U.S. Program Director
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
- Until filled

Position - Student for Aquatics Program
Organization - Parks Canada - Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit
Deadline - February 22, 2015

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