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February 10, 2016
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Top Story

UToday - Stephen Herrero, a professor emeritus at the University of Calgary is the lead North American researcher on a new study on how human behavior can trigger large carnivore attacks in developed countries.
 
Y2Y In The News

Prince George Citizen - Story features Y2Y's very own Tim Burkhart, whose 'dream job' is working hard to protect British Columbia's Peace River region from excessive development.
 
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Peace River risks becoming another Colorado, says adventurer 
Alaska Highway News - Bryan Brown has seen what happens when a river is dammed. "Peace River risks of becoming another Colorado," he says.

Bats discovered hibernating in a cave in Banff National Park
Calgary Herald - Scientists have stumbled on to two hibernating bats in a cave in Banff National Park - the first time bats have been found overwintering in the area.

Missoulian - U.S. District Judge wants to know in the case of Center for Biological Diversity et. al. v. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell whether an agency decision denying Endangered Species Act protection to wolverines was reasonable or arbitrary.

Scientists: Climate influencing global trout populations
Flathead Beacon Researchers based in Glacier National Park publish first global review of trout ecology and impact of climate change.
  
Cody Enterprise - In 2015, there was a dramatic increase in relocations of Wyoming grizzly bears to other areas of the state.
 
            
Jackson Hole News and Guide Acquisition of the lands would protect this scenic and highly visible area of the park from development and would preserve this migration and grazing corridor for bison, elk, pronghorn, and sage grouse.

Employment Opportunities

Position - Board Member
Organization - Wildsight Golden
Deadline - February 24, 2016

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

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

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

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