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  • Highlighting Western heritage

    A proposed national heritage area in southern Arizona would draw attention to unique landscapes and thousands of years of tradition

  • Black-footed ferrets are saved from extinction, but where will they live?

    As one federal agency gives, another takes away

  • Soakin’ in southwestern Colorado

    In the town of Ouray, geothermal energy is an irreplaceable asset.

  • A watershed proposal

    Colorado's only wild and scenic river may be harnessed for a water storage project.

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • Public lands precedent?

    The Bureau of Land Management pulls parcels from a Utah lease sale -- but the action may not mean what conservationists think it does.

  • Hatching a plan for sage grouse

    A new report suggests the battle to protect the greater sage grouse in Wyoming must be fought on many fronts.

  • The road more traveled

    A Utah road may become a test case for county rights of way on public lands.

  • Losing their luster

    This fall, Colorado's iconic aspen are more brown than golden -- the trees are succumbing to a mysterious die-off.

  • Free range

    The Bureau of Land Management exempts grazing permit renewals and other activities from environmental oversight.

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