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Balancing Land Use in Alberta

— Posted on Aug 07, 2014 08:30 AM in: Y2Y in the News
Balancing Land Use in Alberta

Regional land use frameworks are being created across the province to resolve conflicts over land, but are these plans creating a real process to ensure balance in land development? Y2Y's Wendy Francis discusses with Bev Yee, Land Use Secretariat.

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Critiquing Alberta's South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

— Posted on Jul 25, 2014 11:30 AM in: Y2Y in the News
Critiquing Alberta's South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

The SSRP is meant to balance conservation and development in Alberta, but some environmental groups are saying it comes up short. Listen to Y2Y's president, Karsten Heuer, on Alberta Primetime.

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Bat Team to Probe Black Hole

— Posted on Jul 24, 2014 07:30 AM in: Y2Y in the News
Bat Team to Probe Black Hole

Not much is known about bats in the Flathead River Valley. On Thursday, Cori Lausen and a bat team will head to southeastern British Columbia for a four-day BioBlitz in an attempt to find out more.

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Final SSRP Criticized Over Castle Protection

— Posted on Jul 22, 2014 08:00 AM in: Y2Y in the News
Final SSRP Criticized Over Castle Protection

The final South Saskatchewan Regional Plan has added more area in the Castle region to be protected, but critics say it is not enough to ensure the critical landscape of that area is preserved in its entirety.

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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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