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TakePart Feature on the Boreal Forest

This article makes it clear how activities in the Y2Y region affect (and are affected by) connected landscapes over vast scales.

The Yellowstone to Yukon region is a vast landscape of interconnected ecosystems, and in its northern half in Canada it also intersects another enormous ecosystem in the Boreal Forest.

This story highlights some of the challenges of keeping this enormous, carbon-absorbing forest landscape intact, in the face of increase pressures from forestry, mining and major energy developments.

Highlighting our work in British Columbia's Peace River Break and featuring Y2Y's Program Coordinator Tim Burkhart and Strategic Advisor Harvey Locke, the article makes it clear how activities in the Yellowstone to Yukon region affect (and are affected by) connected landscapes over vast scales, and how local First Nations figure heavily in efforts to create a new conservation vision throughout the region.

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