Scientists estimate the Yellowstone Ecosystem population was 727 grizzly bears in 2020 in the 19,270-square-mile monitoring area in and around Yellowstone National Park, down 10 bears from the year before.
Archives for February 23, 2021
New research shows wildfire smoke may not be contributing to climate change as much as previously expected. But as fires worsen, the impact on a warming planet could increase.
As fossil fuel industries decline, leaders of energy-dependent communities scramble to find solutions. Yet one solution rarely comes up in these conversations: Restoration as economic development.
Undertaken every five years, the ‘recalibration’ analysis and reconsideration of Wyoming’s complex public-education funding and expenditures model takes on special urgency and import in 2021.
Despite Wyo’s solid record of safe elections, Republican group recommends misguided reforms, Drake writes. A proposed bill he expects to cruise into law just tackles a nonexistent problem, he opines.