Environment

Guest EditorialBy Emily Reed. Nearly 50% of Wyoming is comprised of public land. While Wyoming has worked really hard to diversify its economy through outdoor recreation opportunities under its previous Governor Matt Mead, an important source of funding for all states and Wyoming in particular has failed to be reauthorized….

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Disaster at the Department of Interior

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/monumental-disaster-at-the-department-of-the-interior/?sf203621390=1 excerpt from Scientific American. December 4, 2018 A new report documents suppression of science, denial of climate change, the silencing and intimidation of staff. ”Zinke’s disdain for science was on display again the day after Thanksgiving, when the Trump administration quietly released two groundbreaking climate reports that featured the…

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Truth over Ideology.

Climate Change: Restoring America’s Vision. Guest Editorial by Ronn Smith Progress on hotly contested issues requires common ground, which favors truth over ideology. On the question of global warming, a recent Pew Research Center poll shows little sign of common ground in America (Pew 2016). Slightly more than half of…

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News from the Big Horn Basin area Audubon chapter By Melissa Hill, President, Meadowlark Audubon Last week the club filed with the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office to officially dissolve the club as a non-profit organization. The Board agreed that we wanted the remaining funds in the club’s bank account…

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SCIENCE MARCHES ON In 2017, more than one million people around the world gathered together in the largest event for science advocacy in history. In 2018, we unite again to hold our elected officials responsible for enacting science-based policies that serve all communities for the common good. On April 21…

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Just in from the Wyoming Outdoor Council: Thanks to your action we have a lot of successes to report from the first week of the 2018 Wyoming legislative session! ———————————  THE GOOD NEWS  —————————— SF 67, Wyoming public lands day, was successfully introduced with a strong vote of support (28–2). Sponsor Sen. Leland Christensen did…

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