Groups said they will reimburse 50% of the cost (up to $1,000 per landowner) for purchasing and installing fencing to keep bison off private property where landowners do not want them in the Gardiner and Hebgen Basins.
Rocky Mountain Ecology
In areas with particularly high wolf predation risk, individual elk encountered wolves infrequently, limiting the potential cumulative effects of wolves on elk behavior.
The decision comes after an analysis found that the BLM’s coal leasing program results in a large subsidy to the coal industry by providing coal at bargain prices with minimal oversight.
Wilderness values win out over snowmobiles in the Gallatin Range.
With the help of a supercomputer, UW hopes to model water resources in the Colorado River Basin, helping balance growth with the needs of downstream users.
Scientists are measuring mercury levels in a reservoir near Fort Collins to determine the impact of the High Park Fire.
Nitrogen pollution from cars, power plants and agriculture is affecting remote areas of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Land donated by a prominent rancher in the San Luis Valley is the basis for the USFWS’ Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area.
Research derived from ponderosa pine forests in the Southwest indicates that while low-severity surface fires are common historically, today’s large-scale forest fires are enabled by fire-suppression efforts and other human activities.
While 4.2 million acres of national forest land is declared roadless, the 2012 rule allows for energy development and road construction in some areas.