Mountain West (CO ID MT NV UT WY)

Internal Docs Show BLM Made No Criminal Referrals After Bundy Standoff

"The Bureau of Land Management has not asked the Justice Department to prosecute Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy or anyone else involved in an armed standoff last year with BLM officials who were attempting to round up cattle that were illegally grazing on federal lands, according to documents a government watchdog group sued to obtain."

Source: Greenwire, 04/16/2015
March 31, 2015 to April 1, 2015

2015 Spring Runoff Conference

This event, hosted annually by the Utah State University Water Initiative in Logan, provides a forum for interdisciplinary sharing and exchange of ideas on water-related issues in Utah and the Intermountain Region extending to all aspects of water science, ecology, policy, engineering, and management.

June 11, 2015 to June 14, 2015

The 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment

The 13th biennial COCE, now part of the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA), will explore the theme of bridging divides in environmental communication which is only fitting given Boulder's location by the continental divide of North America.

"Wild Horse Advocates Win Halt to Thinning of Famous Herd"

"A federal judge has granted two animal protection groups a unusual preliminary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s roundup of more than 330 wild horses in northern Nevada, saying the government cannot rely on a five-year-old environmental analysis that ignores claims the herd would be harmed by a pesticide given as a form of birth control."

Source: ENS, 02/13/2015

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