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Bison and reconciliation

Rockies Today
Bison and reconciliation
By Mountain West News • Issue #318 • View online

Steps toward ecological and cultural recovery
Bison on Wind River
Jason Baldes on how ecological restoration and cultural revitalization are intricately intertwined
Meet the group that's been bringing bison back to tribal lands for 30 years
A bigger home on the range for Montana bison
More wildlife news
How a federal agency is contributing to salmon’s decline in the Northwest
Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, explained
Groups sue to force decision on wolf protections in the Rockies
Wolf advocates seek to disqualify Montana, Idaho from Pittman-Robertson Act funding
Research shows winter sage grouse protections miss key weeks
Lead vs. copper: MPG Ranch study focuses on lead poisoning in eagles
Water rights and wrongs
Their pleas for water were long ignored. Now tribes are gaining a voice on the Colorado River
With water, tribes can reclaim their agricultural heritage and restore riverside landscapes
Arizona tribes wait for water as settlements languish in courtrooms and bureaucracy
Tribes take a central role in water management as drought and climate change effects worsen
On the climate bill
Climate game changer? Or fossil fuel giveaway?
The Inflation Reduction Act promises thousands of new oil leases. Drillers might not want them.
Climate bill backs oil leasing: How much of a CO2 problem?
Inflation/climate bill includes $4 billion for buying water to save the Colorado River Basin
Climate bill showers cash on parks, forests and air monitors
What the historic climate bill means for farmers and the food system
More on the energy transition
Time has all but run out for world's 'largest carbon capture project'
Colorado will renew attempt to bring hydrogen plant to the Yampa River Valley
Hope for a nuclear future
Idaho Power throwing shade on rooftop solar, supporters say
Berkshire Hathaway to buy Montana wind farms
Catching fire
Fiery invasions
Billions in feds’ spending on megafire risks seen as misdirected
Where wildfire meets population growth in the Flathead
What else we're reading today
New Mexico's uranium ghost town in the making
New Mexico’s nuclear waste site could be open ‘forever’ despite 2024 closure date, advocate warns
New Mexico oil group appeals ozone pollution rules
Colorado oil giants still funneling explosive profits to Wall Street, not new drilling
Fight over Resolution Copper Mine drags on—and both sides expect more
Cows, climate, and public land grazing
How climate change spurs megadroughts
In Colorado mountain towns, where affordable housing is scarce, 'even living out of your car is gentrified'
Purgatory ski patrollers form union, push for better wages as part of national resort labor movement
Pay to play is coming to Wasatch trails, including Big and Little Cottonwood canyons
Judge orders second revision for Powder River Basin coal leasing plan
Energy production declined by record amounts in several states in 2020
‘Nope’ updates the story of the West and who it belongs to
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, associate director of regional journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana.
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