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Gauntlet Of Obstacles Facing Migrating Pronghorn In Greater

Gauntlet Of Obstacles Facing Migrating Pronghorn In Greater Yellowstone

John Delaney, Wildlife Conservation Society Five-year study identifies dense natural gas field developments, highways, and fencing as threats to one of North America's last great long-distance mammal migrations One of North America's last...

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2014-09-29 23:02:34

This is the first study to quantify the "umbrella" benefits of protection actions for sage grouse for migratory mule deer. The study was released today on the Journal Ecosphere, and publishes findings of scientists from The Nature Conservancy, University of Wyoming, Western Ecosystems Technology, the University of Montana, and the U.S Geological Survey. Laramie, Wyoming (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Measures taken to conserve sage grouse in Wyoming also benefit mule deer migration...

2014-09-26 16:21:52

BRISTOL, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Updating its announcement of July 31, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) today said that three of its operating affiliates have notified their employees that the coal mines where they work are being idled, resulting in job losses. One mine that had expected to be idled will continue to operate, while eight other mines have extended the period of time they will continue to operate. In accordance with requirements of the Worker...

2014-09-23 12:32:28

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National contractor JE Dunn Construction has been awarded the $199 million Wyoming State Capitol Square Rehabilitation and Restoration in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The project consists of a 130,000-square-foot renovation of the Historic Wyoming State Capitol, renovation of the 280,000-square-foot Herschler office building, an 83,000-square-foot expansion, and the addition of an 18,000-square-foot central utility plant. The Capitol Square...

2014-09-23 08:23:38

- First initiative of its kind in U.S. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. The project would require construction of one of America's largest wind farms in Wyoming, one of the world's biggest energy storage facilities in Utah, and a 525-mile electric transmission line connecting the two sites. "This project...

2014-09-22 23:14:31

One of the most worrisome news stories of late is that of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. On October 13, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., author and journalist David Quammen discusses Ebola and similar threats in a presentation at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, titled "The Next Big One: Emerging Viruses, Spillover, and the Threat of Pandemic." Cody, Wyoming (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Sponsored by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum,...

2014-09-21 23:00:38

Comparing 27 top backpacking sleeping bags side-by-side, this review assesses each product in five major categories. Cheyenne, Wyoming (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 OutdoorGearLab has released the award winners for its new review of top backpacking sleeping bags. Its review of the industry’s leading products included brands like Western Mountaineering, Kelty, Mountain Hardwear, Sierra Designs, and Marmot. First published in 2013, this review has now been updated and includes nearly thirty...

2014-09-19 16:21:39

BRISTOL, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), announced today that Plum Energy LLC will construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on property adjacent to Alpha Coal West Inc.'s Eagle Butte Mine, near Gillette, Wyoming. The Plum Energy facility will supply LNG to Alpha Coal West's mine haul vehicles, producing cost efficiencies and fuel savings for its mining operations. Natural gas becomes LNG when the gas is cooled to more than 260...

2014-09-12 16:24:21

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced today that WINhealth has chosen the Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) as their software platform that will integrate its comprehensive plan offerings for individuals, families, and groups both on and off the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). WINhealth is a not-for-profit managed care organization that serves members in...

2014-09-09 23:04:56

OutdoorGearLab tests over twenty three tents in their updated 2014 backpacking tent review. Cheyenne, Wyoming (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 OutdoorGearLab.com a website know for its comprehensive side-by-side comparison reviews, has recently set live their updated best backpacking tent review that includes not only a detailed analysis of twenty three two person tents but also includes an informative buying advice article as well. After testing top of the line products for several seasons...

2014-08-27 20:20:42

- Event Aligns Leaders and Dialogues in Oil, Gas, Coal and Energy Infrastructure - JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top U.S. thought leaders in oil, gas, coal and energy infrastructure see opportunities emerging in the U.S. energy economy, but point to continuing barriers and challenges for these sectors as well. The leaders and voices converged last week at the first annual Rocky Mountain Energy and Infrastructure Summit, hosted by Hero Partners, DUNN Properties and...


Latest Wyoming Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

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...

Bighorn National Forest
2013-11-22 11:35:44

The Bighorn National Forest can be found in northern Wyoming, United States and consists of over 1.1 million acres. It was created as a US Forest Reserve in 1897 and is one of the oldest government protected forest lands in the United States. The forest is well east of the continental divide and stretches from the Montana border for a distance of 80 miles along the spine of the Big Horn Mountains, an outlying mountain range separated from the rest of the Rocky Mountains by Bighorn Basin. The...

Black Hills National Forest
2013-11-22 11:29:42

Black Hills National Forest can be found in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. The forest has an area of over 1.25 million acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Forest headquarters can be found in Custer, South Dakota. There are local ranger district offices in Custer, Rapid City, and Spearfish in South Dakota, and in Sundance, Wyoming. Mainly ponderosa pine, the forest also includes hard woods like bur oak, aspen, and birch. The lower elevations include grassland...

Bridger-Teton National Forest
2013-11-21 15:56:13

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is found in western Wyoming, United States. The forest is made up on 3.4 million acres, making it the second largest national forest outside of Alaska. The forest extends from Yellowstone National Park, along the eastern boundary of Grand Teton National Park and from there rides along the western slope of the Continental Divide to the southern end of the Wind River Range. The forest extends southward including the Salt River Range and Wyoming Range...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'