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Sat., Feb. 26, 2011, 1:18 p.m.

Parks Canada gives cold shoulder to science experts

WILDLIFE -- Mike Gibeau, an internationally recognized grizzly bear specialist who spent more than three decades with Parks Canada, is retiring June 3 and the federal agency has no plans to replace him, just as the agency did not replace science manager Cliff White when he retired more than a year ago.

Conservationists say these decisions indicate that Parks Canada has a declining interest in science programs.

See story in the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
 




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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