Gov. Gordon declines to intervene, despite pleas from conservation groups, saying existing protections in world’s densest grouse habitat are adequate.
Conservationists and former Game and Fish grouse leader ask Gov. Gordon to intervene in BLM lease sales they say imperil best known leks on planet.
Mead asks BLM to honor Wyoming’s regs requiring oil and gas companies to make up for habitat destruction as candidates support imperiled bird.
Scientists fret potential loss of landscape-scale protections as oil, gas projects advance on habitat.
Seventeen sage grouse scientists challenge the Secretary of Interior's changes to conservation plans, as stock growers support him by delaying a lawsuit.