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At sunrise, elk pass behind a greater sage-grouse lek

Reforming Oil and Gas Leasing Will Benefit Wildlife, Our Public Lands, and Waters

The news that the U.S. Senate will soon vote on a reconciliation bill that contains important fiscal reforms for the oil and leasing system is terrific news for our public …

Mule deer cross the overpass along Highway 93, Elko County, Nevada. Credit: NDOW

Conserving Nevada’s Migration Corridors

Ungulate obligates. Try saying that three times fast. The only native deer species in Nevada, mule deer are migratory sagebrush obligates, meaning they are dependent on sagebrush habitat for their …

Bull moose standing in vegetation

Methane is Back in the Congressional Hot Seat

Critical Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) methane regulations are making their way back into effect. This is good news for wildlife like bats, mule deer, and cold weather-dependent moose that are …

An elk in the Rocky Mountains.

From Sacred Majesty to Sound Management

Whether it’s seeing Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep scale steep cliffs in the Carson National Forest or watching a golden eagle soar high above the Santa Fe National Forest, such sacred …

Help Wildlife Move in a Changing World

Wildlife like the black bear move both daily and seasonally to survive. However, the habitats animals rely on continue to be fragmented by housing, roads, fences, energy facilities, and other …

Changes to Conservation Plans Imperil the Greater Sage-Grouse

Stretching across the western United States, an immense sagebrush sea provides a home for some 350 different plant and animal species, including mule deer, golden eagles, antelope and elk.  The …

Amendment 74: Bad for Wildlife, Bad for Colorado

“Under 74, we will no longer be able to control our own destiny.” – Mayor Herb Atchinson, Westminster, CO Amendment 74 is too extreme for Colorado. The state’s current recovery …

Deadly Disease Threatens Deer, Elk, and Moose

Wildlife face a host of threats in today’s changing world. Invasive species, habitat loss, and disease are often at the top of the list when wildlife managers talk about the …

moose and calf

Last Day to Tell the Environmental Protection Agency to Keep the Clean Power Plan!

The Clean Power Plan was meant to be the first step along a path that would lead to substantial carbon emission reductions. The Plan would have been the first ever …

Wildlife Know No Boundaries

Imagine an open landscape of sagebrush, grassland and windswept rocky outcrops as far as the eye can see.  There, mule deer and pronghorn feed on native plants to grow fast …

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