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USDA: Private landowners key to species' survival

January 11, 2011

At-risk wildlife species face increasing threats as private forest owners sell their lands to housing developers and invasive species and wildfires disrupt remaining habitat, according to a new Forest Service report.

Increased housing density near and on private forests is threatening...

Group seeks greater protections for Yellowstone area

December 30, 2010

Hoping to do for the Absaroka-Beartooth Front what has been done along Montana's Rocky Mountain Front, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition has proposed greater protections for the region in northwestern Wyoming.

It took years of cooperative work, but public lands along the Rocky Mountain...

Survey tracks Wyoming residents' opinion about natural resources, development

December 22, 2010

In southern Wyoming, most residents know where to find the state's abundant natural resources, be it wildlife or minerals.

But many don't really know which places they and their neighbors care about the most.

A new study that examines the important places, development and natural...

Wyoming farmers, ranchers can tap sage grouse funding

December 7, 2010

U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are providing money for Wyoming farmers and ranchers for special sage grouse projects aimed at protecting the bird's populations and habitat, state and federal officials said.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Dave White announced...

EPA launches reg-tracking website

December 6, 2010

With House Republicans promising to rein in U.S. EPA's rulemaking power in the 112th Congress, the agency launched a new website today aimed at helping the public follow the regulatory process.

"Reg Stat" offers agency documents...

Final phase of Montana Legacy Project completed

December 3, 2010

The third and final part of the Montana Legacy Project closed on Wednesday with a transfer of 69,000 acres from Plum Creek Timber Co. to two conservation groups.

The Nature Conservancy and The Trust for Public Lands paid $89 million for the former logging lands. The groups plan to pass...

UM conservation biology symposium speaker urges accounting for pollution

October 21, 2010

The topic of climate change often drives a wedge between advocates of business and the environment.

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