GRASS CREEK, Wyo. -- Armed with wire cutters and chain saws, a team of volunteers spread across the LU Ranch on Thursday to remove a rusting old fence as part of an ongoing effort to improve livestock operations and wildlife habitat.
CODY, Wyo. — One of the oldest ranches in Wyoming held by a single family has agreed to a conservation easement that will protect more than 10,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat.
Dave Showalter, one of 99 people in the world certified with the International League of Conservation Photographers, shoots the outlet of Copper Lake high in the Absaroka Range.
Conservation photographer Dave Showalter adjusts his camera in the fading September light above Copper Lake in the Absaroka Range. The alpine shoot is part of a larger conservation project aimed at capturing the environmental fragility of the Absaroka Front in Montana and Wyoming.
COPPER LAKES, Wyo. — Dave Showalter's camera vibrates in the gale-force winds, and at 10,000 feet, the breeze is as sharp as needles as it spills off the glacial flanks of the surrounding peaks.
CODY, Wyo. -- Raindrops pelt the window of the Cessna somewhere over Chief Joseph Pass, and a rainbow appears at the distant end of Sunlight Basin.
CODY, Wyo. — A petroleum engineer with a Texas-based oil company told a group of conservationists Wednesday night that energy companies could agree to the protection of certain public lands if drilling were allowed to go forward in other areas of the Bighorn Basin.
An exploration company is proposing to drill near Clark, Wyo., on the Shoshone National Forest.
The Beartooth Front in Wyoming rises from arid plains to lofty mountaintops within a short distance. The Greater Yellowstone Coalition is proposing greater protection of the front, as well as the Absaroka Front in Wyoming.
The Beartooth Front extends as far south as the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River in Wyoming.
The Beartooth Front's southern terminus is just west of Clark, Wyo.