Federal land managers incorporate Wyoming’s sage grouse “core areas” protection strategy in hopes to avoid ESA listing.
Reprinted with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. Not for republication by Wyoming media. A federal judge in Idaho this week ruled the Interior Department failed to analyze the cumulative impacts of oil and gas development on sage grouse in southwest Wyoming and failed to include enough data or alternatives for grazing in an […]
In hopes of keeping the greater sage grouse off the endangered species list, Wyoming has created a new model for wide-reaching species conservation while letting industry activity continue on the landscape. But the state is running out of time to convince the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that sage grouse are safe from threats that […]
Doug Cooper stands on a ridge looking east across the grassy swales of the 7 L Livestock Company ranch just north of Casper. One hundred and fifty years ago, his family came to Wyoming from Scotland and, after moving around the state for a couple of decades, his great-grandmother homesteaded here in the 1890s. His […]