Winter-weary Wyomingites escape high-altitude, ice-encrusted tundra by migrating to the Utah desert, but they don’t always find what they’re looking for.
Greater Green River Basin
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week rejected a Colorado entrepreneur's proposal to pump millions of gallons of fresh water from the Green River Basin in Wyoming to Colorado's Rocky Mountain Front. Developer Aaron Million calls the decision a temporary setback.
Energy development on Western public lands has contributed to the destruction of millions of acres of mule deer habitat in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, according to a new study that calls on the federal government to protect one of the region's most iconic animals while it still can.