Grouse team leader says tweaked recommendations don’t change state’s commitment as Gordon adopts “vast majority” of expert advice.
Budd says rig activity is not shifting to core habitat, despite spikes in leases and permits. The rate of drilling there, however, has doubled.
Between coal company bankruptcies and a collapsed irrigation tunnel in eastern Wyoming, Gov. Mark Gordon found time for some rodeo.
Team recommends Gov. Gordon adopt population “lift” as explicit goal for state with the most greater sage grouse.
Retired Game and Fish sage grouse leader warns of 24-year lows if the state doesn’t see a good hatch this year.