After conservationists bought out sheep grazers, stock growers want more acreage, cattle, in national forest where conflicts with grizzly bears have been acute.
Bridger-Teton National Forest
It’s possible to explore the West’s increasingly popular public lands without the crowds, Absolon opines. You just have to seek out the obscure, remote and not-quite-as-beautiful.
Trails, parks and forest lands are on track for another big season of visitation. Land managers are starting to eye solutions for negative impacts.
Chronic Wasting Disease would be ‘impossible’ to eradicate once it infects closely congregated herds in winter, a top wildlife health official says.
Conservation proposals dominate the offers but some of those could generate millions of dollars for schools.