Connecting and protecting habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) so people and nature can thrive.
We can stop the sixth mass extinction if we protect approximately 50% of the 846 ecoregions that provide habitat for all of Earth's biodiversity. That means finding leaders and organizations around the world willing to align exisiting efforts around protecting and interconnecting nature in the region.Learn More
An interconnected system of wild lands and waters stretching from Yellowstone to Yukon, harmonizing the needs of people with those of nature.
The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-U.S. not-for-profit organization that connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive. We are the only organization dedicated to securing the long-term ecological health of this entire region.
'What we have in the Rocky Mountains is rare- an almost complete representation of all native large mammals that roamed the great hills before Europeans arrived. From the perspective of the great mountain ecosystems of the world, itâ€™s the last of the last.' - Dr. Paul Paquet, Scientist with the World Wildlife Fund
Thanks to your support, our children and grandchildren will have double the opportunity to enjoy healthy ecosystems that teem with wildlife.