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2008-08-05 18:00:19

Conservation groups want about 62,000 acres in North Dakota's Badlands to be off limits to oil and gas development. Their proposal also seeks to protect a 5,410-acre area of the Sheyenne National Grasslands in eastern North Dakota. Congress would have to approve the federal wilderness designation. Supporter Jan Swenson says conservation groups are forming the North Dakota Wilderness Coalition and hope to have legislation introduced next year. Swenson says the areas proposed for...

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Michelle Dynes By Michelle Dynes mdynes@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Plague is threatening black-footed ferrets in South Dakota and putting local biologists on alert for signs of the disease in Wyoming. About 10,000 acres of prairie dog colonies have been infected in South Dakota's Conata Basin, tainting the endangered ferrets' favorite meal, said Martin Grenier, non-game mammal biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. It's still too early to calculate the impacts to...

2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 14--postedu The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland will host a Cooperative Range Monitoring Seminar Thursday for those who have permits on the national forests and other interested participants. The seminar will include hands-on instruction in range monitoring methods covering range condition, forage production and identification of common plants. It will be an opportunity for those with U.S. Forest Service grazing...


Latest United States National Grassland Reference Libraries

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

Arapaho National Forest
2013-11-01 13:34:45

Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest found in north-central Colorado, United States. The facility is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The combined facility of 1,730,603 acres is represented as ARP (Arapaho, Roosevelt, Pawnee) by the Forest Service. Separately, the Arapaho National Forest is made up of 723,744 acres. The forest is located within the...

Cibola National Forest
2013-10-15 09:58:01

Cibola National Forest is a national forest that is located in New Mexico in the United States. The park, which contains 1,633,783 acres, holds grasslands that extend into Oklahoma and Texas and is separated into four ranger districts known as the Mountainair district, the Mt. Taylor district, the Sandia district, and the Magdalena district. This national forest is home to numerous mountains including the Zuni, Magdalene, the Bear, and Sandia Mountains. Elevations within the park vary between...

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