Agreement with federal agency calls for state role in ‘active management’ to combat fire threats, invasive weeds, but critics see it as a plan for more logging and industrial agriculture.
Up near the Continental Divide, cowboys call Zach Turnbull when they find dead stock. It’s his job, through all the guts and gore, to determine if an animal was killed by wildlife and is thus eligible for damage compensation from the state.
D.C. court won't stop grizzly removals on the Upper Green River while grazing lawsuit wends its way through court.
Agency’s preferred alternatives don’t account for four-year population slide, wildfire risks or landscape-scale coordination as the BLM aligns federal conservation plans with states’, experts charge. Others back the federal plan.
Grouse team leader says tweaked recommendations don’t change state’s commitment as Gordon adopts “vast majority” of expert advice.