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  • Frack forward

    Frack forward

    Wyoming's tough new hydraulic fracturing rules are meant to keep federal regulators at bay.

  • The bone collectors

    In Colorado’s Gunnison River Basin, wildlife managers are clamping down on out-of-control antler gatherers in order to make life easier for deer and sage grouse.

  • Wyoming wind woes

    Wyoming wind woes

    A collage of images from Wyoming's wind country, where turbines are sprouting madly, and forces within the state are blowing back.

  • Wind Resistance

    Wind Resistance

    Wyoming is one of the best places in the world to generate power from wind. But the wind rush is running into opposition from greens, and the fossil fuel industry.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk sage grouse and states' rights.

  • The messy mix of energy and sage grouse

    The messy mix of energy and sage grouse

    No one knows how wind energy will impact sage grouse. But many greens aren't ready to take any chances.

  • Battle for the core of Wyoming

    Battle for the core of Wyoming

    Wyoming's sage grouse protection strategy gives fossil fuel elbow room while leaving wind energy out in the breeze.

  • Strange bedfellows make a grazing deal in Idaho

    Anti-grazing activist Jon Marvel makes a deal with ranching magnate J.R. Simplot, allowing cattle to continue to graze on federal land in Idaho

  • Not all government programs need cutting

    Not all government programs need cutting

    The Conservation Reserve Program has encouraged millions of acres of idled farmland to be used as wildlife habitat, but now it may be plowed under by a budget-cutting Congress.

  • Crying 'fowl'

    Enviros say the feds aren't playing fair when it comes to the imperiled sage grouse

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