September 24, 2014
Fall is for reading! Check out this list of what’s the best of the latest: http://hcne.ws/fall-reading

Fall is for reading! Check out this list of what’s the best of the latest: http://hcne.ws/fall-reading

September 18, 2014
Fur flies over Montana bobcat farm: http://hcne.ws/1AAdqSR

Fur flies over Montana bobcat farm: http://hcne.ws/1AAdqSR

September 15, 2014
2014 Photo Contest — High Country News

Escape Route

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September 12, 2014
State and federal wildlife managers have been sparring for years over how to best kill — or save — Alaska’s wolves and bears. Last week, the Park Service proposed a sweeping new rule to help protect natural predator-prey dynamics. (Plus, an interview with former governor Tony Knowles on how not to kill a bear.) http://hcne.ws/1qFRW5N

State and federal wildlife managers have been sparring for years over how to best kill — or save — Alaska’s wolves and bears. Last week, the Park Service proposed a sweeping new rule to help protect natural predator-prey dynamics. (Plus, an interview with former governor Tony Knowles on how not to kill a bear.) http://hcne.ws/1qFRW5N

September 10, 2014
Lost in the woods: How the Forest Service is botching its biggest restoration project. http://hcne.ws/YhWcy2

Lost in the woods: How the Forest Service is botching its biggest restoration project. http://hcne.ws/YhWcy2

August 29, 2014
The Forest Service’s mission goes up in flames: A new report shows long-term firefighting costs eroding most other work. Fisheries habitat, watershed management and other programs see a cut in order to support firefighting. http://hcne.ws/1tBv5bv

The Forest Service’s mission goes up in flames: A new report shows long-term firefighting costs eroding most other work. Fisheries habitat, watershed management and other programs see a cut in order to support firefighting. http://hcne.ws/1tBv5bv

August 22, 2014
For years conservationists and federal agencies working on grizzly recovery have argued that the U.S Sheep Experiment Station should stop grazing its flocks in a major habitat bridge linking the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem to pristine lands west and north in Idaho and Montana. Now, they may get their wish, not for environmental reasons, but for financial ones. http://hcne.ws/1pHD9qz

For years conservationists and federal agencies working on grizzly recovery have argued that the U.S Sheep Experiment Station should stop grazing its flocks in a major habitat bridge linking the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem to pristine lands west and north in Idaho and Montana. Now, they may get their wish, not for environmental reasons, but for financial ones. http://hcne.ws/1pHD9qz

August 18, 2014
The West will feel in 2100? Helena will feel like Southern California and Denver may be as hot as south Texas. Las Vegas will feel like Saudi Arabia, according to models from climatecentral.orghttp://hcne.ws/1uwu44n

The West will feel in 2100? Helena will feel like Southern California and Denver may be as hot as south Texas. Las Vegas will feel like Saudi Arabia, according to models from climatecentral.org
http://hcne.ws/1uwu44n

August 14, 2014
Last week, a massive tailings pond failure sent a torrent of mining waste into the headwaters of B.C.’s Fraser River, a prolific salmon system that the Pebble Partnership had previously pointed to as proof that healthy fisheries and open pit mines could coexist harmoniously.  http://hcne.ws/1oNgJDz

Last week, a massive tailings pond failure sent a torrent of mining waste into the headwaters of B.C.’s Fraser River, a prolific salmon system that the Pebble Partnership had previously pointed to as proof that healthy fisheries and open pit mines could coexist harmoniously.  http://hcne.ws/1oNgJDz

August 8, 2014
A new study shows that groundwater in the Colorado River Basin is being depleted even faster than Lakes Mead and Powell, though it’s far less visible than Mead’s white bathtub ring pictured here: http://hcne.ws/1laS5Is

A new study shows that groundwater in the Colorado River Basin is being depleted even faster than Lakes Mead and Powell, though it’s far less visible than Mead’s white bathtub ring pictured herehttp://hcne.ws/1laS5Is

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