Wyoming

Your ears will perk up at these new Western podcasts
Your ears will perk up at these new Western podcasts
Four new podcasts envision change in juvenile justice, energy and ranching.
Wildlife in the West: The good, the bad, the in-between
Wildlife in the West: The good, the bad, the in-between
Conservation and wildlife corridors can help, but is it enough?
See the Western conservation projects getting Infrastructure Act money this year
See the Western conservation projects getting Infrastructure Act money this year
Approximately $68 million will be delivered to more than 100 projects across the country — many of which are based in the West.
Wyoming jury finds corner crossers not guilty
Wyoming jury finds corner crossers not guilty
The hunters escaped criminal trespass charges, but still face a civil suit.
Russia’s war reverberates in the West
Russia’s war reverberates in the West
Putin’s military moves — and the globe’s response to them — have unexpected consequences for the region.
Why rural communities struggle to bring in much-needed federal grants
Why rural communities struggle to bring in much-needed federal grants
A new analysis suggests that over half of communities in the West lack the capacity to take advantage of infrastructure bill funding. Now what?
How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science
How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science
Jo the deer offered researchers a look into migrations and how long it takes deer to visit a forest after a fire.
There are millions of acres of ‘failing’ rangelands, data shows
There are millions of acres of ‘failing’ rangelands, data shows
54 million acres of federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management aren’t meeting the agency’s own land-health standards.
Wyoming politicians hatch a plan to continue sage grouse game farms
Wyoming politicians hatch a plan to continue sage grouse game farms
New legislation to extend a controversial practice is ruffling feathers in Wyoming.
The digital world’s real-world impact on the environment
The digital world’s real-world impact on the environment
From data center warehouses to cryptocurrency, technology is another energy hog.
The legend of the horned rabbit of the West
The legend of the horned rabbit of the West
Jackalopes have migrated from Wyoming across the nation, but what’s really known about the mythical creature?
Can a modified invasive trout save the cutthroat?
Can a modified invasive trout save the cutthroat?
To eliminate invasive fish species, scientists have created a ‘Trojan’ brook trout that’s intended to help native fish in the West.
5 questions you asked about trespassing through airspace
5 questions you asked about trespassing through airspace
We recently wrote about four hunters charged with trespassing even though they didn’t touch private land. What the heck?
5 things to know about gray wolves regaining Endangered Species Act protection
5 things to know about gray wolves regaining Endangered Species Act protection
Most importantly: The recent relisting doesn’t apply to the Rocky Mountains.
Why 4 hunters in Wyoming were charged with trespassing on land they never touched
Why 4 hunters in Wyoming were charged with trespassing on land they never touched
A checkerboard pattern of parcel ownership complicates public land access in the West.
Montana mice may hold the secret to how viruses spread
Montana mice may hold the secret to how viruses spread
Researchers are studying how climate change and biodiversity affect viruses’ jump from animals to people.
Wolf hazing legalized in Colorado
Wolf hazing legalized in Colorado
Colorado wildlife officials are planning for reintroduction. A wolf pack is complicating their efforts.
Will the EPA partially close a Wyoming coal plant that’s one of the nation’s largest polluters?
Will the EPA partially close a Wyoming coal plant that’s one of the nation’s largest polluters?
The decision affects the local economy and air quality — and could create an opening for renewable energy.
Conservation groups should be able to lease land to protect it
Conservation groups should be able to lease land to protect it
‘Use it or lose it’ rules can bias public-land management in favor of extraction.
Biden’s ‘herky-jerky’ first year on Western issues
Biden’s ‘herky-jerky’ first year on Western issues
The new president sacrificed bold executive action to try to win over Congress.
Wyoming sage grouse numbers ‘alarming’
Wyoming sage grouse numbers ‘alarming’
According to biologists, the decline is caused by habitat loss and drought.
Bye Ye; Denali Uber; Heard transition
Bye Ye; Denali Uber; Heard transition
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Backroads backstrap
Backroads backstrap
A law allowing Wyomingites to harvest roadkill goes into effect in 2022.
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