Biodiversity and Wildlife

Research Opportunity: 2-Year Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Recreation Ecology, Y2Y

Position: 
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Recreation Ecology in the Yellowstone to Yukon Region
Location: 
Canmore

Start date: The appointee will preferably start on or before September 1, 2021
Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada (with travel to Prince George, BC and in the Y2Y region)
Salary range: $55,000-60,000 CAD/year for three years 

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Job Opportunity: Outreach Coordinator Intern, Y2Y

Position: 
Outreach Coordinator Intern
Location: 
Canmore

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-US not-for-profit organization with a mission to connect and protect habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature thrive. Y2Y takes a scientific approach to conservation and is upheld as a global leader in large landscape conservation. Y2Y was conceived in 1993, and has staff in Alberta, British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. Our staff are creative, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. Visit www.y2y.net to learn more.

THE POSITION 

Y2Y is seeking an Outreach Coordinator Intern to promote the Y2Y vision to a broad community through  presentations, events, outreach opportunities and relationship-building. They will work to amplify the voices, stories  and experiences of those who enjoy the Y2Y region. A key aspect of this role will be to build relationships with  underrepresented and/or BIPOC/new Canadian groups with the goal of better understanding their needs and  experiences. This will include ‘virtual online events and outreach’. It could also include in-person events and  outreach ONLY if allowed under national, provincial and local guidelines related to COVID-19. Finally, this position  will play a supportive role to the Development Team in their efforts to raise revenue to support Y2Y conservation  programs. The intern will gain valuable practical and career-related experience working within a highly professional  non-profit environmental organization. Read more about Job Opportunity: Outreach Coordinator Intern, Y2Y

Job Opportunity: Alberta Program Communications Specialist, Y2Y

Position: 
Alberta Program Communications Specialist
Application Deadline: 
18 Jun 2021
Location: 
Canmore

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-US not-for-profit organization with a mission to connect and protect habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature thrive. Y2Y takes a scientific approach to conservation and is upheld as a global leader in large landscape conservation. Y2Y was conceived in 1993, and has staff in Alberta, British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. Our staff are creative, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. Visit www.y2y.net to learn more.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Y2Y is seeking a Communications Specialist to support communications and outreach within our Alberta-based campaigns. This part-time position is suited to someone interested in using their strong communications skills and passion for wildlife and ecosystem conservation to achieve tangible outcomes.

Job duties include producing a variety of communications materials, sustaining a strong web presence, liaising with stakeholder groups and other Y2Y partners, and representing Y2Y at public events or via online presentations. The Communications Specialist may also be assigned other duties in line with their skills and experiences and help support other Y2Y staff members, as needed and agreed. Read more about Job Opportunity: Alberta Program Communications Specialist, Y2Y

Help Cold Lake Caribou in NE Alberta

From the AWA Action Alert:

Alberta Wilderness Association needs your help to improve the outcomes for caribou and Indigenous land use in the Cold Lake area of northeast Alberta. This is a separate plan from Bistcho in northwest Alberta, which we wrote you about last week – both need public comments and your help will make a difference! Read more about Help Cold Lake Caribou in NE Alberta

Your Input is needed: Alberta’s new caribou recovery plans are out!

From the CPAWS Northern Alberta action alert:

Caribou have waited almost 10 years for recovery plans in Alberta: Have your say on their future!

Alberta’s caribou have been waiting for almost ten years for provincial recovery plans, while enduring ongoing declines and accelerated habitat loss. Read more about Your Input is needed: Alberta’s new caribou recovery plans are out!

Public Engagement: Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery

Initiative: 
Draft Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan
Deadline: 
29 May 2021

The provinicial government is collecting public feedback on their draft carbiou range plans for the Bistcho Lake and Cold Lake sub-regions. From the Alberta government website:

We are gathering feedback on the draft Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery with an approach that considers a broad range of interests and land-use activities. Read more about Public Engagement: Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery

Public Engagement: Cold Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery

Initiative: 
Draft Cold Lake Sub-regional Plan
Deadline: 
29 May 2021

The provinicial government is collecting public feedback on their draft carbiou range plans for the Bistcho Lake and Cold Lake sub-regions. From the Alberta government website:

We are gathering feedback on the draft Cold Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery with an approach that considers a broad range of interests and land-use activities. Read more about Public Engagement: Cold Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery

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