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Mara MAbbot / Wyoming News Exchange
Dec 13, 2019

Technical team taking on sage grouse plan in Wyoming By Mara Abbott Wyoming News Exchange In 2017, Montana wildfires spread into ...

By Tina Russell / For The Ranger
Sep 8, 2019

Wyoming Honor Farm inmates have launched their own sagebrush nursery, aiming to enhance habitat for the greater sage grouse population. Inmates have sown and ...

Mead Gruver / Associated Press
Aug 4, 2019

A U.S. Forest Service plan released Friday would reduce designated sage grouse habitat in Wyoming and Nevada while easing grazing rules intended to protect the ...


Staff and wire reports
Mar 17, 2019

Staff and wire reports A federal policy on management of the greater sage grouse with direct ties to Fremont County has been changed by the Trump ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2018

Wyoming's sage grouse plan is one of the shining examples of what can be done when government, industry and private interest all come together to compromise ...

By Ashleigh Fox, The Sheridan Press
May 15, 2018

SHERIDAN -- A estimated 37 percent of the greater sage grouse population in the United States calls Wyoming home, andmany Wyomingites lead the charge for ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017

A federal grant will permit the Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District to focus on an invasive weed in the Government Draw area east of Lander this ...

By Mead Gruver Associated Press
Mar 3, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A lawmaker's skepticism that sage grouse can be raised in captivity and released into the wild to bolster their numbers won't keep Wyoming from ...

From staff reports
Feb 7, 2017

Grouse might be moved farther from airport JACKSON (AP) -- The National Park Service is supporting an initiative to move sage grouse away from the ...


From staff reports
Dec 4, 2016

The 10 Country Chapter of the Muley Fanatic Foundation has completed another funding cycle for local projects and is planning upcoming conservation ...

By Keith Ridler, Associated Press
Oct 6, 2016

The federal government is using a new assessment of mineral resources on 10 million acres in Wyoming and five other Western states to decide whether to ban ...

The Associated Press
Sep 23, 2016

DENVER (AP) -- A broad effort to save the greater sage grouse across the West without resorting to the Endangered Species Act is making progress, Interior ...


By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Aug 31, 2016

Wyoming has more of the closely watched fowl than any other state, and Fremont County has the most in Wyoming. The number of greater sage grouse in ...

The Associated Press
Aug 4, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge in Nevada could rule any time now on a lawsuit filed nearly a year ago in an effort to block protections of the greater sage ...

From staff reports
Jul 24, 2016

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring. The ...


By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
Mar 27, 2016

Concerns over a bird that ranges across Wyoming and the West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally ...

By Christina George, Staff Writer
Mar 15, 2016

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead has given his final signature to a bill to fund four projects - including one in Fremont County - under the Wyoming Wildlife and ...

From staff and wire reports
Mar 11, 2016

The State of Wyoming is moving to join federal agencies in defending a sage grouse management plan against an ongoing legal challenge from a coalition of ...


The Associated Press
Mar 9, 2016

The Wyoming Republican is chairman of the Western Governors Association, which meets this week in Denver. DENVER (AP) -- The leader of the Western ...

From wire reports
Mar 4, 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A group of counties and conservation districts in western Wyoming is the latest to sue the federal government over its plans to protect habitat ...

From wire reports
Dec 27, 2015

New data on the Wyoming sage grouse population indicates that bird numbers should continue to grow in the coming year based on an analysis of sage grouse wings ...


By Andrea Novotny Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2015

Fremont County Commissioners intend to fight the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to withdraw 252,000 acres of land identified as greater sage grouse ...

The Associated Press
Nov 20, 2015

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge put a Nevada lawsuit challenging U.S. sage grouse protections on the fast-track Wednesday but said she isn't ready to decide ...

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press
Nov 1, 2015

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Attempts by rural Nevada counties, mining companies and others to block new U.S. policies intended to protect the greater sage grouse could ...


From The Associated Press
Oct 27, 2015

Park County: Delist bears soon CODY (AP) -- The Park County Commission in northern Wyoming has passed a resolution urging the federal government to ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 18, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision on Sept. 22 not to list the sage grouse as an endangered species was a good one, according to some local people ...

Burt Gainey, Riverton
Oct 7, 2015

Editor: The federal government would have been crazy to turn down the sage grouse plan put together by the working group in Wyoming, which is why I thought ...


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