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Idaho Mountain Express - The BLM is seeking public comment on a proposal to put about 10 million acres of important sage-grouse habitat in six Western states off limits to filing new mining claims.
Price tag for Icefields Trail Project jumps to $86.4 million
Town, county ask reps to quash lands amendment
Jackson Hole News and Guide
- Teton is now the second Wyoming county to come out in strong opposition to a constitutional amendment that many people fear greases the gears for transferring federal lands to the state.
- A controversial project to build a paved bike trail from Jasper to the Columbia Icefields in Alberta will cost significantly more than first thought.Battling a bat infestation? Give your guano to science
Guano - or, bat poop - could be the key to protecting Alberta's bat populations, which are being wiped out by the thousands from a fungal disease.
- Experts say controlling wolves is imperative to the survival of the caribou population in Alberta.
Obama's 'historic' conservation legacy beats Teddy Roosevelt
During his eight years in office, Obama placed 548 million acres of habitat under protection.