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April 11, 2016 | Blog Post

Come Snow and Drought, Monarch Butterflies Fly On

Monarch butterfly numbers have rebounded miraculously this year, leaving scientists and butterfly admirers alike wondering if it’s just a fluke or if the monarchs are adapting to their historic route’s changing landscape. (Spanish language version available.)

April 7, 2016 | Blog Post

Why the Killing of Four Grizzlies Matters

A federal court recently ruled that the killing of four grizzlies in Grand Teton National Park violated the Endangered Species Act, but there’s much work remaining to ensure that the great grizzly will continue to roam our nation’s wildest lands.

March 17, 2016 | Feature

Coal's Toll on Colorado's Forests

Photos by the Forest Service—obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request—give graphic evidence of underground coal mining's impacts on Colorado landscapes that provide a home for black bear and elk, beaver and the elusive lynx.

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