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December 23, 2015
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Top Story

Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Montana's governor has issued a long-awaited decision on just how far from Yellowstone National Park bison will be allowed to roam throughout the year.
 
Y2Y In The News

Great Falls Tribune - Story highlights Y2Y's collaborative and often complex efforts to connect and protect the Yellowstone to Yukon region.
 
Also In The News.... 

Genetically pure bison still exist; provide stronghold for conservation
Nature World News - Tucked away in Utah's Henry Mountains, an isolated population of roughly 350 genetically pure, disease-free American plains bison roam freely. This discovery opens new doors for improved animal conservation. 

Forest Service reviews plans for lynx habitat
Jackson Hole News and Guide - The Caribou-Targhee National Forest is reviewing its "lynx analysis units" to help land managers ascertain how forest projects might impact the rare forest-dwelling feline.

The Spokesman-Review - Environmental activists say the root of the problem is an outdated 1872 mining law that needs reform to protect wilderness values.

B.C. balks at changing law to protect wildlife and biodiversity
Vancouver Sun - The B.C. government will not be changing laws or considering hiring more staff as recommended in a report by one of its own MLAs on how to protect wildlife and biodiversity from the effects of resource industries.
  
Globe and Mail - The proponents of the controversial Jumbo Glacier Resort proposal are seeking a judicial review of a provincial government order that postponed construction, citing the "friendship" between the Environment Minister and a project critic.
 
            
The Guardian A study by the American Medical Association in 2005 concluded that: "Children will be smarter, better able to get along with others, healthier and happier when they have regular opportunities for free and unstructured play in the out-of-doors."

Employment Opportunities

Position - Conservation Data Specialist
Organization - Defenders of Wildlife
Deadline - Until filled

Position - Co-Director
Organization - Earthfire Institute
Deadline - Until filled
Go to Y2Y's website for a full list of employment opportunities.

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