Environment And Nature
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
BOZEMAN — State environmental regulators want the city of Bozeman to drill more monitoring wells and provide more information on the city's plan for cleaning up contamination seeping out of an old landfill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward regulating the toxic chemicals that sometimes get ejected into the air during blasting.
BOZEMAN — Gardiner resident Bonnie Lynn is bracing herself for another gut-wrenching bison hunt north of Yellowstone National Park.
MISSOULA — Northern Continental Divide grizzly bears made it through 2014 without one dying at the hands of a game warden.
MISSOULA — A Hamilton woman and her cousin from California recently split a bill of more than $10,000 for illegally killing a trophy buck deer off Little Sleeping Child Road.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — There's a new way to camp at Sinks Canyon State Park outside Lander.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.
JACKSON, Wyo. — A proposal to double the cost to enter Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming is drawing resistance.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming Game and Fish Department scientists have been named to a federal task force for wildlife forensics.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is holding a second call for nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — At least once every five years, metropolitan Milwaukee’s water authorities snake high-definition video cameras through every inch of the entire 300-plus mile network of dank and dirty underground sewers.
HELENA — City officials in Helena are asking the U.S. Forest Service to consider trading land in mountain drainages which supply drinking water to the city.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has ticketed four people from Wisconsin for allegedly poaching a mule deer buck near Wright.
WILMINGTON, Del. — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers. Today the area offers not only history but also contemporary art and nature walks along the riverfront. Many of these attract…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear feeding on a deer.
A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday authorized Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to transplant bighorn sheep from the Missouri River Breaks to the Highlands area near Butte and the Beartooth Game Range north of Helena. The vote came despite continued assertions from the agenc…
CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials have launched a text message and phone application system to help Wyomingites report poaching.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming saw its least active wildfire season in five years, freeing up state firefighters to help with wildfires in other states, state Forester Bill Crapser said Tuesday.