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New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change
Conservation Ranching Initiative

New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

Report affirms importance of programs like Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative and findings of recent report on fate of birds in America’s grasslands.

New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initaitive

New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

Despite a formal directive to keep leasing, drilling outside sage-grouse habitat, federal agencies have pushed to develop in priority habitat.

“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initaitive

“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans

Forest Service lands that include important habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse and 350 other species of wildlife now at increased risk of further development.

BLM Proposes Dropping Raptor Protections in Massive 5,000 Well Project in Eastern Wyoming
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BLM Proposes Dropping Raptor Protections in Massive 5,000 Well Project in Eastern Wyoming

Recommendations by state and federal agencies responsible for wildlife are disregarded as focus remains solely on development.

Two New Important Bird Areas Near Sheridan
Important Bird Areas

Two New Important Bird Areas Near Sheridan

Bighorn Audubon Society helped designate the Amsden and Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Areas.

Audubon Report Identifies Priority Conservation Areas for Disappearing North American Grassland Birds
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Audubon Report Identifies Priority Conservation Areas for Disappearing North American Grassland Birds

America’s ranchers will play a key role in protecting grassland birds and the places they need in a fragmented and climate-vulnerable landscape.

Extension Needed for Protection of Interior Least Tern, Piping Plover, and Whooping Crane
Policy

Extension Needed for Protection of Interior Least Tern, Piping Plover, and Whooping Crane

Collaborative program helps endangered birds with bipartisan support.

New Habitat Hero Garden at Lesher Middle School
Habitat Hero

New Habitat Hero Garden at Lesher Middle School

Native plants and bee hotels are just some features

Wyoming BioBlitz 2019 Wrap Up
Community Naturalist

Wyoming BioBlitz 2019 Wrap Up

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