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  • BLM teams with researchers to protect midget faded rattlesnake

    BLM teams with researchers to protect midget faded rattlesnake

    Biologists and federal officials hope to direct booming oil, gas and wind development away from the rare reptile in southwest Wyoming and northwest Colorado

  • Do subdivisions designed for conservation actually help wildlife?

    Do subdivisions designed for conservation actually help wildlife?

    Conservation development is supposed to reduce the habitat fragmentation caused by exurban sprawl -- but it only works if it's done right.

  • Saying good-bye to the ranch

    Saying good-bye to the ranch

    Four families cooperate on conservation easements in order to save a huge ranch in Colorado from development.

  • County kickbacks

    County kickbacks

    Western rural county governments often rely heavily on federal funding.

  • A wild area gets a reprieve

    A wild area gets a reprieve

    The Bureau of Land Management made the right call when it closed Colorado's Vermillion Basin to oil and gas development.

  • High Country Views, episode 7

    High Country Views, episode 7

    Rachel Waldholz, Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk fracking and onshore oil and gas drilling.

  • Drilling on the green

    Drilling on the green

    Residents of Battlement Mesa react to gas drilling in their community.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 3

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 3

    Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk about tough times for coal.

  • Too many homes on the range

    Too many homes on the range

    Custer County, Colo., used to be the third-fastest-growing county in the United States, but no longer.

  • Stewardship award for HCN

    High Country News wins Jane Silverstein Ries Award; former intern Emma Brown gives UC Journalism School commencement address; visitors with heart.

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