Items by Patricia Walsh

Just bury me out on the lone prairie
Patricia Walsh finds it’s not easy to be buried green
Don't blame prairie dogs, they’re doing the best they can
Pat Walsh, who defends prairie dogs against the latest news that the "pets" might communicate monkey pox.
Let’s not succumb to the temptation of biopharming
Patricia Walsh weighs the benefits of biopharming and finds the costs are greater.
The Wayward West
No refuge for prairie dogs in Baca County, CO; Zortman and Landusky gold mines reclamation; pipe bomb for Forest Guardians in Santa Fe; legislation fails to derail Mont. anti-cyanide initiative; judge says Yellowstone broke law in bio-prospecting deal.
Ranchers don't want refugee prairie dogs
Southern Plains Land Trust activist Susan Miller raises the ire of local ranchers over a plan to create a refuge in rural Baca County, Colo., for prairie dogs displaced by the state's suburban sprawl.
The slaughter of bison reopens old wounds
Rosalie Little Thunder was arrested for physically confronting the bison slaughter outside Yellowstone, while other Native Americans, equally concerned, propose to re-establish bison herds on reservation land, using otherwise doomed animals.
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