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  • Supreme Court Decides Not to Hear Roadless Rule Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a petition by the state of Wyoming and the Colorado Mining Association to overturn the 2001 roadless rule, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The rule has been the subject of regular legal wrangling in the years s...
  • DOI Secretary Signs Record of Decision for Chokecherry/Sierra Madre Wind Farm

    On October 9, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar signed the Record of Decision (ROD) authorizing the largest wind farm in North America to be developed in southeast Wyoming, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The project also received appro...
  • Potential Habitat Impacts from Proposed Crop Insurance Subsidies

    While it remains to be seen whether the 112th Congress will pass a new Farm Bill before the end of the session, it is clear that direct federal payments to farmers that have been in effect since the mid-1990’s will very likely become a thing of the past...
  • Great Plains LCC Identifies Playa Lakes As Next Science Focus

    The Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC) Steering Committee and Science Committee met recently in Lubbock, Texas to build on the GPLCC’s efforts to provide science in support of conservation in the region.  In previous meetings, the ...
  • Worth Reading: Nothing Daunted

    With the country holding it’s collective breath (or blowing hard for their preferred candidates) and awaiting the upcoming election, there is a stillness in the policy arena that is at once frustrating and refreshing. It also leads to a lack of pithy ...