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May 15, 2018 | Toronto Star | Published News | Hamdi Issawi

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EDMONTON—The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced a new agreement with a northern Alberta First Nation to create what they say is the largest stretch of protected boreal forest on the planet.

At a press conference Tuesday, the environmental organization said it is partnering with the Tallcree Tribal Government, the governments of Alberta and Canada and industry to create new protections for what will be called Birch River Wildland Provincial Park, a 3,330-square-kilometre conserved area along the...

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