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Protection for Wolves Is Re...

Protection for Wolves Is Restored in Wyoming

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A federal judge ruled that the federal Fish and Wildlife Service accepted a state commitment to maintain the wolf population without requiring adequate safeguards.

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM

U.S. judge restores federal protections to wolves in Wyoming

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(Reuters) - A U.S. judge restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily, in a victory for wildlife conservationists that was sure to draw criticism from ranchers and hunters who see wolves as a threat to livestock and big-game animals.

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 04:20 AM

Judge temporarily restores federal protections to wolves in Wyoming

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(Reuters) - A U.S. judge temporarily restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming on Tuesday in a victory for conservationists that is sure to draw criticism from ranchers and hunters who blame wolves for preying on livestock and big-game animals.

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:50 AM
Victory for Wolves in Wyoming

Victory for Wolves in Wyoming

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Matt Skoglund, Director, Northern Rockies Office, Bozeman, Montana:Today, a federal court in Washington, D.C., ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service violated the law when it removed Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in Wyoming in 2012. As part of today’s ruling, Endangered Species Act...

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on Sep 23, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Wyoming cave dig unearths bones of ancient horses, cheetahs and bison

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(Reuters) - Scientists excavating an ancient Wyoming sinkhole containing a rare trove of fossils of Ice Age mammals have unearthed hundreds of bones of such prehistoric animals as American cheetahs, a paleontologist said on Friday.

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on Aug 08, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Police say Wyoming couple k...

Police say Wyoming couple kept 7-year-old child in cage

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in Wyoming are pressing felony charges against a man and a woman alleging they kept a 7-year-old child in an outdoor cage.

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on Aug 05, 2014 at 04:20 PM

City of Green River (Wyo.) receives $200K to clean up Union Pacific Depot site (WY)

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Brownfields grant will pave the way for redevelopment as a restaurant and community space(Denver, Colo. ? May 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Green River will receive a $200K EPA Brownfields grant to clean up and redevelop the Green River Un...

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on Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM

City of Sheridan (Wyo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in North Main Street area (WY)

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Abandoned stockyards and sawmill among sites targeted for assessment and cleanup (Denver, Colo. ? May 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Sheridan will receive a $400K EPA Brownfields grant to assess, clean up and redevelop properties in the No...

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on Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM
Up Close and Personal with ...

Up Close and Personal with Oil and Gas Development in the Northern Rockies

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Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT:I recently had the opportunity to see and experience firsthand some oil and gas development in Wyoming.  The first stop on my tour was one of the state’s largest producing oil and gas fields, Elk Basin.   If I had...

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on May 22, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Wyoming Storm Time-Lapse Sh...

Wyoming Storm Time-Lapse Shows The Breathtaking Side Of Thunderstorms (VIDEO)

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Even at its worst, nature can still be incredibly beautiful.A group of storm chasers recently proved as much with a stunning storm time-lapse that shows the formation of supercell thunderstorm in eastern Wyoming. Oklahoma-based storm chasers Basehunters often hunt down the most severe weather events and drive into storms to capture footage and photos from a unique perspective.In Basehunters' mo...

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on May 19, 2014 at 06:50 PM