Contact Yellowstone to Yukon
Y2Y’s goal is to maintain and sustain the Yellowstone to Yukon eco-region in a way that allows wilderness, wildlife, native plants and natural processes to function as an interconnected web of life.
The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2YCI) was founded in 1997 to restore and maintain the natural heritage of the Yellowstone to Yukon region and the quality of life it offers. It is now a joint Canadian-U.S. network of over 2,000 organizations, institutions, foundations, and conservation-minded individuals who have recognized the value of working together to promote the Y2Y mission. Of the network participants, 300 are groups working to realize the Y2Y vision and at any given time Y2YCI is actively working with over 100 of these partner organizations.
About Our Grants
The Foundation’s 2012 grant of $190,000 includes the final $140,000 installment of a three-year, $450,000 commitment to several organizations working in the Yellowstone to Yukon region. These funds will support Y2Y’s continued efforts to protect the largest intact mountain ecosystem in the world. The remaining $50,000 is to be directed to the Strategic Fund, which houses funds Y2Y re-grants for projects being carried out by other local organizations working within its priority areas. Y2Y and the Woodcock Foundation also continue to work closely together on a collaboration to tell the story of wildlife highway crossings.