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Telephone Townhall: Re-introduction of Bison to Banff National Park

Marie-Eve Marchand, leading conservationist and representative from Y2Y partner group 'Bison Belong', discusses the history and implications of the re-introduction of the bison to Banff National Park.

The disappearance of the Plains bison from Canada's first National Park in the 1870's marked a noticeable symbolic and physical change to the landscape. Even bird populations lost the bison fur they needed to insulate their spring chicks.

Marie-Eve MarchandFor Y2Y’s Fall Telephone Townhall on November 17, 2106, Marie-Eve Marchand, leading conservationist and representative from Y2Y partner group 'Bison Belong', discussed the history and implications of the re-introduction of one of Canada's most iconic species - the bison - to Banff National Park.

If you were not able to listen to the live presentation, download the Town Hall audio recording and get an inside perspective on how the 2017 re-introduction will advance the Yellowstone to Yukon vision, and learn about the environmental, cultural and even spiritual implications it will have on the land and the community.

For more information on this topic, please contact , Donor Relations Manager.