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Re-Indigenizing Yellowstone

Rockies Today
Re-Indigenizing Yellowstone
By Mountain West News • Issue #326 • View online

And more on reckonings in Indian Country
Movement to ‘re-Indigenize’ Yellowstone gains steam
U.S. changes names of places with racist term for Native women
The night the Greyhounds came
Colorado begins review of former Indian boarding school at Fort Lewis College
How FrontLine Farming is using land to grow food and heal generational trauma
In Nevada, a monument to violence built on stolen land
Haaland visits Mojave Desert lands amid monument push
Federal judge reinstates canceled drilling lease in Badger-Two Medicine
Fort Belknap suicide prevention program looks to help by restoring Native culture
How Indigenous people were blamed for wildfire devastation
What do land acknowledgements really mean?
What the Inflation Reduction Act means for Indian Country
Water pressure
100 years after the Colorado River Compact, the Southwest is nearing a crisis point
Watch: What the Colorado River Compact got wrong
What the Western drought reveals about hydropower
Left out to dry: Wildlife threatened by Colorado River Basin water crisis
The Colorado River is dying. Can its aquatic dinosaurs be saved?
Colorado River megadrought got you down? Lighten up, and feel some hope, with TikTok’s ‘WesternWaterGirl’
Eye on outdoor recreation
Tourism is sucking Utah dry. Now it faces a choice—growth or survival?
Should skiers 'suck it up' to protect bighorn sheep?
How a single chairlift could help revitalize a southern Colorado economy
For the second year in a row, this New Mexico ski area won’t open
Outdoor rec funding remains ‘legitimate policy challenge'
Big Cottonwood Canyon trails no longer open to public after Forest Service agreement collapses
Biden weighs making Colorado's Camp Hale his first national monument
Editorial board: Why Utah leaders are picking the wrong legal fight over public lands (and on your dime)
Political animals
Here’s the general region where Colorado plans to reintroduce wolves
A way forward with wolves
Conservationists allege Yellowstone-area grazing plan threatens grizzly recovery
Montana elk debate catches wildlife managers in the crossfire
Study: Montana's trout fishing economy resilient but threatened as climate warms
Conservation group ask feds to list rare Nevada springsnail as endangered due to lithium mine
Drill bits
Environmental groups sue over huge Converse County oil and gas project
State, local leaders blast Converse County drilling lawsuit
Editorial board: Wyoming must look forward if it wants a sustainable future
As EPA fails to fine oil and gas polluters, New Mexico officials demand answers
'Environmental rights' to be considered by New Mexico lawmakers, amid oil and gas concerns
Oil output in Permian to rise in September to highest on record
Colorado's new rules to prevent 'orphaned' oil wells could fail to cover cleanup costs, report says
What else we're reading today
Maps show all the temperature records broken in summer 2022
As wildfires grow, millions of homes are being built in harm’s way
After the Caldor Wildfire
New Mexico debacle won't deter Forest Service prescribed burns
Rising rivers don’t necessarily follow the lines on a map
June Yellowstone flood could have been worse if not for mining cleanup
Beholding a wild wonder: Visiting Yellowstone always fulfilling
Wyoming chosen for direct air capture plant
Freight trains in Montana and nationwide could stop this week. Here’s why. 
Alberta joins court fight against Canada’s single-use plastics ban
Bug apocalypse? Inside a Colorado-based campaign to save insects from extinction—and avert ecological collapse
Utah's boreal toads face challenges from water shortages and a fatal fungus, but scientists hope to save them
How a Grand Valley winery’s grapes capture the flavor of climate change
Climate tipping points loom at 1.5 degrees of warming, new study warns
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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