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Media advisory – Parks Canada, in partnership with Wanuskewin, to make an important announcement on Plains bison conservation

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202034 Views

Media advisory

January 15, 2020

Wanuskewin and Parks Canada will make a major announcement regarding Plains bison from Grasslands National Park.

Wanuskewin is a national historic site on the northern edge of Saskatoon that celebrates Northern Plains Indigenous cultures through permanent exhibits, interpretive programming, culinary experiences, visual and performing arts. It works to advance the understanding and appreciation of the evolving cultures of the Northern Plains indigenous peoples.

Grasslands National Park is home to a managed herd of genetically-pure Plains bison. Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and has made lasting contributions to wildlife conservation for over a century.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date:               Friday, January 17, 2020

Time:              The announcement starts at 10:30 a.m.

Media is asked to arrive by 10:15 a.m.

Location:       Wanuskewin Main Foyer
RR 4, Penner Road
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Note:              Please dress appropriately for the weather. There will be photo opportunities and guided tours outside.

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Contacts

R.S.V.P. and Information:

Scott Whiting
External Relations Manager
Parks Canada
Scott.whiting@canada.ca
Tel: 306-975-5814

Andrew McDonald
Sales and Marketing Manager
WANUSKEWIN
Tel: 306-649-1702
Cell.: 306-931-6767
Treaty Six Territory and Homeland of the Métis
marketing@wanuskewin.com

NT5

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