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Dam Demolished on Forty Mile Creek

— Posted on Jun 05, 2014 03:00 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Dam Demolished on Forty Mile Creek

Wendy Francis, program director for the Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) Conservation Initiative, said partial removal of the dam is a good news story and the risks are low compared to the long-term potential ecological benefits.

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Grizzly Deaths in 2013 Bad News for Bears

— Posted on Feb 20, 2014 08:30 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Grizzly Deaths in 2013 Bad News for Bears

“At a rate of mortality that we saw this year of 31 bears, we have to be concerned that we are heading in the wrong direction with the population as a whole,” said Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative program director Wendy Francis.

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Wildlife Corridor Now Affordable

— Posted on Feb 13, 2014 08:30 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Wildlife Corridor Now Affordable

It was reported in the valley last week that the Three Sisters Lands allegedly sold at a deep discount: $12.5 million for 1,495 acres.

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Y2Y Study: Cumulative Effects of Site C Could Be Detrimental to Wildlife

— Posted on Jan 15, 2014 09:30 AM in: Y2Y in the News
Y2Y Study: Cumulative Effects of Site C Could Be Detrimental to Wildlife

Wildlife biologist Dr. Clayton Apps has concluded that some wildlife population in the Peace Region may not be viable or recoverable in the future due to the cumulative effects of resource development, including the Site C dam.

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Study Hopes to Save Grizzly Bears from Train Deaths

— Posted on Jul 31, 2013 03:00 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Study Hopes to Save Grizzly Bears from Train Deaths

Researchers say they may soon have a way to prevent grizzly bears from being killed by trains in national parks.

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