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Blackfeet Women Against Fracking

What's the rush? Watching Blackfeet O&G drilling near...

January 14, 2013
Like so many places across the country, the recent natural gas boom has led the Landman back to the Blackfeet.
NPS ranger

Natural resources and the fiscal cliff

December 14, 2012
I’ve heard little discussion of how this swan dive off the so-called fiscal cliff will affect our natural resources. Here’s a rundown of what I’ve...
Waterfowl hunters

Senate calls a foul on Sportsmen’s Act

November 29, 2012
The high profile bill (S. 3525), which was authored and championed by Jon Tester (D-MT) would, among other things, increase access to public lands...
Fighting Creek Landfill Plant

Climate change talk to action in the West

November 13, 2012
Why are we, along with the innovators mentioned above, turning talk to action in the West? The wildfires, scrawny cattle and drought-flattened farms...

Oil and Gas Management Decisions for the White River National Forest

October 26, 2012
What impact will recent Forest Service and BLM oil and gas management proposals have on the White River National Forest?
Mexican spotted owls

Putting a price tag on existence

October 13, 2012
Changes to critical habitat designations could have a chilling effect.
Conundrum Hot Springs

Wilderness limited: Are we adaptable to crowding and a loss of...

October 1, 2012
Maroon Bells-Snowmass was one of areas originally protected with the passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964. In advance of its 50th anniversary, the...

Jaguar versus the copper mine

September 14, 2012
Roughly 30 miles south of Tucson, smack in the middle of the Santa Rita Mountains portion of the Sky Islands is where a Canadian company, Augusta...

Celebrating the discovery of new (eew) clawed spider

August 31, 2012
The discovery of a new spider family reminds us how important conservation of all species is.

Longmont fracking regulations bring the state vs. local government...

August 16, 2012
The debate over fracking is a tough one, with valid arguments on both sides. But should individual cities be allowed to decide how they want to...
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