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Discovery Ski Area goes solar

Discovery Ski Area anticipates a new solar array supported by a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant will offset the electricity demand for one of its primary chair lifts by 70% — and shave $11,000 off the business’ annual power bill. Funding available to support such projects has increased substantially since Congress passed the Inflation Reduction…

Environmental groups challenge logging project bordering Yellowstone National Park

In a notice of intent to sue the Custer Gallatin National Forest, the Center for Biological Diversity, Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Council on Wildlife and Fish argue that the South Plateau Project’s clear-cuts, commercial thinning and road-building will threaten grizzly bears and lynx, both of which are federally protected under the Endangered Species…

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Yellowstone presents alternative bison strategies in draft plan

Yellowstone National Park is soliciting feedback on a proposal outlining strategies for managing bison, a long-awaited document that will guide how the park manages the animals in coordination with state and tribal wildlife officials. The plan has implications for population objectives and where bison will be tolerated outside of park boundaries.


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