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January 6, 2016
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Calgary Herald - In a year-end interview, Shannon Phillips discussed the Paris talks, the creation of two new parks, and how she will continue to deal with those issues - and others related to air, land, water and wildlife - in 2016.
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Calgary Herald - "It's not over yet," said Stephen Legault, Y2Y's program director for Alberta, the Crown of the Continent and the Northwest Territories. "Provincial parks are no place for off-highway vehicles."
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Brewster acquires Maligne Tours in Jasper National Park
Fitzhugh After weeks of speculation, Brewster Travel Canada, the owner of the controversial Glacier Skywalk, announced it acquired Maligne Tours Ltd. on January 4.

First Nations land occupation aims to stop Site C
CBC - Treaty 8 members say the $9 billion mega dam is being built without First Nations' consent.

Jackson Hole News and Guide The potential loss of Colorado River cutthroat trout habitat is among the reasons why environmental watchdogs are worrying about a Wyoming Range natural gas exploration proposal.

Bison managers set winter goal of decreasing population
Bozeman Daily Chronicle - State, federal and tribal officials have agreed to a more flexible goal for how many Yellowstone bison will be killed or taken elsewhere in an effort to reduce their overall number.
Casper Star Tribune - The use of camera traps points to the increasing role that specialized technology can play in aiding scientific research of typically shy animals like grizzly bears.
Huffington Post A growing North American cougar population has inspired scientists to take a close look at the risk this species presents to humans. 

Employment Opportunities

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

Position - Co-Director
Organization - Earthfire Institute
Deadline - Until filled
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