The Canmore Conservation Fund is a proposal by the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) to develop resources that can be used in the Town of Canmore to support the protection of wildlife, and wildlife movement corridors through the Bow Valley.
“The Badger-Two Medicine carries sacred significance. Today’s decision guarantees the preservation of this pristine region for generations to come."
Spend a few minutes getting to know Candace Batycki and her work as Y2Y's program director for British Columbia and Yukon.
Rugged, remote and prized for its rare microclimate, the Peace River Valley in northeastern British Columbia is an agricultural oasis in northern Canada. Alfalfa, watermelon and barley fields sprawl across a landscape flecked by caribou tracks and seasonal trappers’ huts, which reflect the role indigenous peoples have played in this fertile land for more than 10,000 years. But little of this abundance will be around much longer.
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch introduced a bill Thursday to protect 13,900 acres in north Idaho as wilderness.