CONSERVATION NEWS
June 22, 2016


Your weekly compilation of Y2Y conservation news stories from national, regional and local newspapers.


 
In This Issue
Top Story
Y2Y In The News
Science News
Also In The News
Employment Opportunities
Events

June 22, 2016
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June 22, 2016
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Top Story

CBC - Y2Y's Jodi Hilty is worried about the long-term impacts if animals are unable to migrate. "We think it's really, really important, not just for today but for future generations, if we are going to sustain vibrant populations in this region," she says.

Y2Y In The News
Calgary Herald - An Emmy-nominated film on the challenges of protecting iconic wildlife such as lions, elephants, wolves and grizzly bears in a crowded landscape is making its Canadian theatre debut this week in Banff.

Science News

Phys.org - While biologists long have thought that animals "surf the green wave" of new plant growth from low-elevation winter range to high-elevation summer range, new research has measured how precisely the animal movements are aligned with the green-up. 

Science Daily - Most biodiverse countries are spending the least on conservation, a new study finds.

Also In The News....

Three years later, lessons being learned from the 2013 flood
Calgary Herald Conservationists have suggested the best way to manage for future flooding lies upstream in the Alberta headwaters, the area along the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. 

Sweeping wilderness bill divides environmental community
Montana Public Radio - After languishing for over two decades in the U.S. House, a sweeping wilderness bill now gets its first shot in the Senate.
 
On the path of Yellowstone's elk
The Atlantic - Tracking a herd's movements on horseback shows how essential migration is to Wyoming's ecosystems.

Jackson Hole News and Guide - A mule deer doe that spent the winter near Cody is now having a go at it in southwestern Yellowstone National Park's remote Pitchstone Plateau.

Bozeman Daily Chronicle A group of Park County businesses and environmental groups has asked the U.S. Forest Service to halt mining on some of its land east of the Paradise Valley.

Washington Post - Great sorrow spread among the members of grizzly 399's devoted fanbase on Monday morning when they learned that the bear's cub had been killed overnight - by a car.

Employment Opportunities

Position - Alberta Headwaters Associate
Organization - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Deadline - Until filled

Position - Conservation Associate
Organization - Idaho Conservation League
Deadline - Until filled

Position - Fundraising Campaign Manager
Organization - RAVEN
Deadline - June 30, 2016

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

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