Should the ‘Glorious Twelfth’, which is on the brink after a poor grouse breeding season, be cancelled and permanently banned?

Should the ‘Glorious Twelfth’, which is on the brink after a poor grouse breeding season, be cancelled and permanently banned?

The “Glorious Twelfth” may be effectively cancelled this year, shooting estates have said, as the grouse breeding season has been so poor. Hard frosts while the birds were laying has meant that fewer were born, and some eggs are still yet to hatch. Sleet and cold rain during the hatching season earlier this summer caused […]

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Conservation Groups Sound Alarm on Administration’s Continued Assault on Western Values

Conservation Groups Sound Alarm on Administration’s Continued Assault on Western Values

DENVER – The American public, along with conservation and sporting organizations, submitted yet another round of comments today on six Draft Environmental Impact Statements (DEIS) prepared by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in an effort to overturn bipartisan science-based plans approved in 2015 to protect habitat of the imperiled Greater Sage-Grouse. As the primary […]

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Amid Global Pandemic, Federal Government Pushes Ahead on Fossil Fuel Leasing and Bird-Protection Rollbacks

Amid Global Pandemic, Federal Government Pushes Ahead on Fossil Fuel Leasing and Bird-Protection Rollbacks

There are new signs each day that the COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally altering public life in America. Many schools will be closed for the rest of the academic year. Several states have postponed presidential primaries. State and federal courts have put trials on hold. But the coronavirus crisis is not stopping the U.S. Department of […]

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