Protected Areas (Under Construction)

Apr 15, 2014 (Last modified Mar 31, 2015)
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Completing the System of Core Reserves and Connecting Wildlife Corridors

Approximately 80% of the Y2Y region is comprised of public land, and approximately 20% of the entire region is currently protected. This is almost double what it was 20 years ago when the Y2Y vision was first conceived.

Public lands are a key part of Y2Y's vision for an interconnected system of wild lands and waters. Click here to learn more.

Y2Y Administrator. 2014. Protected Areas (Under Construction). In: Data Basin. [First published in Data Basin on Apr 15, 2014; Last Modified on Mar 31, 2015; Retrieved on Sep 28, 2021] <>

About the Author

Y2Y Administrator
Administrator with Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Intiative

Y2Y is a major Canadian-U.S. collaborative of over 450 conservation organizations, researchers, agencies, individuals, and other groups working to connect and protect habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.