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Biodiversity Conservation Alliance

Wyoming-based environmental group disbands

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — One of Wyoming's oldest and most outspoken environmental groups, the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance, is disbanding amid financial difficulties.

March 03, 2014 2:53 pmLoading…
Laramie conservation group seeks new leader

Laramie conservation group seeks new leader

LARAMIE — The executive director of the Laramie-based Biodiversity Conservation Alliance will be stepping down this fall.

May 30, 2013 12:48 pmLoading…
BLM energy leasing decision prompts lawsuit threat

BLM energy leasing decision prompts lawsuit threat

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Seven conservation groups have notified the Bureau of Land Management they plan to sue the agency for making more than 1,200 square miles available for potential oil shale and tar sands leasing in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

May 29, 2013 3:02 pmLoading…
Major Wyoming natural gas project brings both jobs and concerns

Major Wyoming natural gas project brings both jobs and concerns

CASPER, Wyo. — Continental Divide-Creston isn’t your typical natural gas project proposal.

April 01, 2013 11:41 am Photos

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Judge blocks halt to Wyoming uranium project

CASPER, Wyo. — A district judge has denied a Wyoming conservation group's request to stop construction work on a Red Desert uranium project, saying much of the work has already been done.

March 04, 2013 9:06 pmLoading…

Wyoming conservation group protests BLM oil shale plan

CASPER, Wyo. -- A Wyoming conservation group is one of three organizations opposing a federal Bureau of Land Management decision to open federal lands to oil shale research and development.

December 11, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Group sues over uranium project

A Wyoming conservation group is suing the federal government over what it considers to be a failure to protect key sage grouse habitat in Wyoming.

November 09, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Federal agency again rejects Wyoming-Colorado water pipeline plan

Federal agency again rejects Wyoming-Colorado water pipeline plan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal agency for the second time has denied a permit requested by a Colorado businessman who wants to build a 500-mile pipeline to carry water from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range.

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Protection sought for rare woodpecker in Wyoming and other areas

Protection sought for rare woodpecker in Wyoming and other areas

RENO, Nev. — Smokey Bear has done such a good job stamping out forest fires the past half-century that a woodpecker that's survived for millions of years by eating beetle larvae in burned trees is in danger of going extinct in parts of the West, according to conservationists seeking U.S. pro…

May 02, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Conservation groups critical of BLM's new sage grouse plan

Conservation groups critical of BLM's new sage grouse plan

CODY, Wyo. — Conservation groups across the West expressed disappointment Wednesday in a federal document that will guide the management of sage grouse habitat over the next several years.

December 28, 2011 5:00 pmLoading…
Scientists: Wind farms tough on birds

Scientists: Wind farms tough on birds

LARAMIE — No form of energy production is without cost to the environment, even production from renewable energy sources like wind, which poses threats to birds, bats and other wildlife.

November 05, 2011 10:00 pmLoading…

Conservation groups name Wyoming wilderness areas they want protected

CODY, Wyo. — Ten conservation groups have identified 51 recommended wilderness areas across Wyoming worthy of protection and are asking the Bureau of Land Management to consider passing them on to Washington for consideration.

August 12, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming groups remain at odds with BLM's amended drilling plan

Wyoming groups remain at odds with BLM's amended drilling plan

CODY, Wyo. — Several groups opposed to a drilling project in the McCullough Peaks said Wednesday that a revised environmental study released last week by the Bureau of Land management has changed little from the agency's original document.

February 23, 2011 8:15 pm Photos

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Landowners leery of helping with reintroduction of ferrets

CHEYENNE — Even though the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rejected a petition by conservation groups last week to give the black-footed ferret more federal protection, state wildlife workers say the threat alone harms future reintroduction efforts in Wyoming.

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Snowy Range Byway wins $2.8M for work

LARAMIE - Wyoming is getting $2.8 million from the federal government to replace a visitor center, make parking lot improvements and other changes to the Snowy Range Scenic Byway.

October 11, 2009 6:20 pmLoading…

Study looks at grouse habitat changes

LARAMIE - A new study conducted in Wyoming suggests that efforts to improve sage grouse habitat may actually hurt the birds.

July 18, 2009 9:15 pmLoading…

Enviro group sues over Wyo. gas field project

CHEYENNE - An environmental group has filed a lawsuit to stop new well pads and roads from being constructed in an oil and gas field in southwest Wyoming.

January 12, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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