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Clockwise: humpback whales, monarch butterfly, pronghorn antelope

Heading South

Every autumn and winter, in a dramatic act of coordination and navigation, dozens of species across North America migrate vast distances for food, warmth or breeding. Monarch butterflies descend upon …

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 …

pronghorns in cheatgrass

Cheatgrass Threatens Wildlife, Western Lands, and Rural Communities

Invading Americas grasslands Although it has never been cast as the villain in any of the great Westerns produced in Hollywood, Bromus tectorum — commonly known as cheatgrass — is …

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Fencing for Wildlife

 A force — 67 volunteers strong, hailing from 10 organizations — came together to facilitate pronghorn migration in southwest Montana. “Working side by side, in the searing heat, we tackled a …

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Top 10 Grassland Species Across the Globe

Vast and breathtaking grasslands make up an estimated 25% of the Earth’s land surface. Whether you call them prairies, steppes, savannas, or pampas, grasslands are home to a diverse array …

Pronghorn Xing: a Two-Pronged Approach

Vehicle collisions, especially in Montana, have become an accepted part of the lifestyle of living in the West. It’s doubtful one could meet a person anywhere here that doesn’t have …

For Wildlife, There’s No App for That

Thanks to smartphones and applications (apps), we can easily swipe and tap for everything we need right from the comfort of our couch and have it delivered to our door. …

4 Ways Congress Can Create Fire-Resilient Communities

Wildfires in the American West have become increasingly frequent and intense since the 1980s, and the average wildfire season today is 78 days longer than it was thirty years ago. …

Pika Pika: Real-Life Wildlife that Could Inspire Future Pokemon

In 1996, a toy and video game marketer’s dream took off with the simple phrase, “Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” Starting out as a video game from the Nintendo company, Pokémon …

20,000 Americans to Trump Administration: Protect Pronghorn from Methane Pollution

Methane is a climate-disrupting “super-pollutant” and a potent greenhouse gas. Under the Obama Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency set regulations to limit the amount of methane that was to be …

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