Driving to common goals in Idaho’s lower Kootenai River Valley

Driving to common goals in Idaho’s lower Kootenai River Valley

In 2018, we awarded Rachel Ackerman a Sarah Baker Memorial Fund grant for her social science research in Idaho’s lower Kootenai River Valley. We caught up with her to learn more about her forward-thinking plan.  The Kootenai River is huge, impressive, and vital to people and wildlife in the basin who rely on its water….

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Exploring “questions worth asking” in Canada’s north

Exploring “questions worth asking” in Canada’s north

In 2018, we awarded Kirsten Reid a Sarah Baker Memorial Fund grant for her ambitious project in one of the wildest places on Earth — northern Canada’s Greater Mackenzie Mountains. Reid is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland. We caught up with her to learn more about her…

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Shrinking landscapes: Why Y2Y works to prevent islands of wildlife

As one of the last intact mountain regions in the world, whose current network of protected lands supports healthy wildlife populations, the Yellowstone to Yukon region is a refuge for these important animals. Conserving this region is critical for the long-term survival of all wild creatures.

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