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October 13, 2006 | Boreal Songbird Initiative | Published News
LUTSEL'KE, Northwest Territories — October 13, 2006 — Canadian Environment Minister Rona Ambrose traveled to the remote Northwest Territories of Canada today, deep into the Canadian Boreal Forest, to sign a landmark agreement with the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation outlining steps to establish a new 8 million acre National Park surrounding the East Arm of Great Slave Lake. Nearly four times the size of Yellowstone National Park, this is but one of a series of vast new preserves under consideration in the Mackenzie...

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