Environment

Public Comment Deadline 11/9/2019. In August the BLM announced their 4th Quarter December Lease Sale. Surprisingly, a large chunk of these parcels up for sale are located in the Absaroka Beartooth Front, particularly in rural populated areas that will have adverse effects on human health and safety; water for people, agriculture, and wildlife; wildlife movement and habitat that correlate…

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Wyoming Climate Forum: Our Climate Reality

This free, unique, inaugural event will take place on the evening of Monday, September 16 from 5:00 – 7:30 at the newly renovated Alice Hardie Stevens Center in Laramie, Wyoming. The goal of the Wyoming Climate Forum is to motivate and empower Wyomingites to confront the climate crisis. The event…

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Drowning in Plastic

by Karen Hertel.Wyoming Rising advocates for civil liberties, quality public education, affordable health care, protection of the environment, and participation in government. In keeping with our recent March for Science and celebration of Earth Day, I wanted to focus on the “protection of the environment” part of our mission. What…

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Counting The Value Of Wild.

Guest Essay by Lee Nellis. Jackie is face down in the pink mud, laughing so hard she cannot stand. Henry is doubled over in mirth. Sophie, our dog, looks down from a sandstone capped pinnacle above the wash. She doesn’t like snowball fights. But the melting of a wet November…

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