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January 27, 2016
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Independent Record - Four western states along with federal, tribal and university partners are combining efforts in an unprecedented inventory of one of the high country's most elusive carnivores.
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Calgary Herald - Conservation groups, including Y2Y, call for strict limits on off-highway vehicles on public lands and a ban in protected areas across Alberta's Eastern Slopes.
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Wolf management reaching new levels of success in region 
Montana Standard - Getting aggressive early with livestock-killing wolves works better than gradually ratcheting up the response, according to research by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologist Liz Bradley.

In victory for eagles, USFWS gives up fight for 30-year take permits
Audubon - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service dropped an appeal it was pursuing in support of 30-year "take" permits that allow wind farms and other industries to disturb and kill Bald and Golden Eagles, as long as they take steps to protect the raptors.

Missoulian A legal debate over snowmobile use in remote parts of northwest Montana and Idaho grew more complicated recently when a group of environmentalists asked to join the lawsuit.

The Disneyfication of Canada's national parks
Globe and Mail - "What is needed right now is top-down change: real leadership that deeply loves the idea of national parks as places free from artifice, commodification and commercialization, where nature rules and all Canadians are free to discover the wild and the natural."
Calgary Herald - A popular wolf pack is being monitored closely after three of its members were observed eating garbage in a parking lot near Banff, Ablerta.
High Country News Can cold waters protect native fish from the worst of climate change in Western North America?

Employment Opportunities

Position - Grants and Communications Associate
Organization - People and Carnivores
Deadline - Until filled

Position - Associate, Organizational Effectiveness Program
Organization - Training Resources for the Environmental Community
Deadline - Until filled

Position - Program Officer
Organization - Max Bell Foundation
Deadline - January 30, 2016

Go to Y2Y's website for a full list of employment opportunities.

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