Golden eagles living in Wyoming’s northern Bighorn Basin are so dependent on cottontail rabbits as a food source that bunny abundance is a big driver of eagle reproductive success.
A female golden eagle flies out of its nest leaving behind a young nestling. Chuck Preston of the Draper Museum of Natural History in Cody, Wyo., has spent the past six years studying the birds, with the help of volunteers, in the Bighorn Basin.
POWELL, Wyo. — The snowy winter and wet spring are keeping farmers from getting crops into the fields in northwestern Wyoming's Bighorn Basin.
POWELL, Wyo. — Sugar beet farmers in Wyoming are fretting about low sugar prices and low sugar content in the beets they recently pulled out of the ground.
A Denver energy company will begin drilling an oil well near Belfry — and possibly use hydraulic fracking — this spring, despite protests in Billings on Wednesday by about 80 opponents.
Protesters gathered on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn to protest Energy Corporation of America's plans to drill natural gas wells in the Bighorn Basin.
Residents concerned with plans by a Denver energy company to drill about 50 oil and natural gas wells near the Beartooth Mountains — and more wells in the Bighorn Basin — are planning a rally in Billings on Wednesday.
Water supply conditions in the Bighorn Basin and the proposed fall-winter operating plan for Yellowtail Dam and Bighorn Lake will be discussed at a public meeting on Thursday hosted by the Bureau of Reclamation.
CODY — The spectacular wildflowers and birding opportunities in Shell Creek Canyon in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming are the object of a field trip Saturday hosted by the Meadowlark Audubon Society of the Bighorn Basin.
CODY, Wyo. — As part of its marketing campaign to attract visitors to Cody, Wyo., and the surrounding area, the Park County Travel Council is promoting William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody as “the real Most Interesting Man in the World,” playing on the popularity of a fictitious hero from a series…
CASPER, Wyo. — Sugar beet growers had a sweet year in Wyoming.
WORLAND, Wyo. - This year's sugar beet harvest in the Bighorn Basin set a record for tons per acre.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments says it recently spent almost $150,000 cleaning up litter from a small parcel of state land in the Bighorn Basin.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments says it recently spent almost $150,000 cleaning up litter from a small parcel of state land in the Bighorn Basin.
A group of geologists and paleontologists convened at the Washakie Museum in Worland, Wyo., this summer to discuss their latest findings in the Bighorn Basin. These scientists periodically meet to share and compare new fossil discoveries. This gathering, like others in recent years, carried …
MEETEETSE — It’s no secret to even casual naturalists that the age of a tree can be determined by counting the rings in its cross-section. But researchers in the greater Yellowstone area are building on that technique and expanding the field of dendrochronology to learn how landscapes were a…
HEART MOUNTAIN, WYO. — Perhaps the most immediately visible and recognizable landmark in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is Heart Mountain, an 8,123-foot butte rising from the valley floor that can be seen for miles in every direction.
Sunrise breaks over the Bighorn Basin in northwestern Wyoming, marking the beginning of a corner-to-corner road trip across the least populated state in the country.
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.