Endangered Species

Ryan Zinke of Montana Sworn in as Trump’s Secretary of the Interior

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Should Environmentalists Be Concerned? – By Glynn Wilson – Americans who value national parks and other public lands have a right to be concerned about President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of the Interior, Ryan Zinke of Montana. Zinke, whose record on protecting the environment…

Experiencing Wild Yellowstone Would Make the World a Better Place

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wy. – Standing still in a mountain meadow as snowflakes begin to fall on a herd of bison along Beartooth Pass, you get the feeling of arriving in an ancient and distant land before human civilization began…

Supply Emergencies Declared in Alabama, Georgia Over Gas Pipeline Spill

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — A major gas pipeline that was discovered broken and leaking at least 250,000 gallons last week in rural Shelby County, south of Birmingham near Helena, has government and industry officials hopping to contain the leak, shore up any impact…

My Year as a Volunteer VIP Campground Host Comes to an End

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – My eyes and my soul are drawn to one event in nature more than any other. Autumn color. I could play the innocent and talk about this natural beauty like describing playing in mud puddles as a…

Legendary Peregrine Falcons Make Slow Comeback from DDT

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – HOGBACK MOUNTAIN, Va. – It’s officially summer now in the Shenandoah National Park, although you wouldn’t know it from the cool nighttime temperatures in the mountains, compared to the rest of the South. But it’s true. The summer solstice occurred Sunday, the longest…

Obama Administration Proposes Further Wilderness Protections for Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Recommends Largest Ever Wilderness Designation to Protect Pristine Habitat – WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama’s administration moved this week to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, widely considered one of the most spectacular and remote areas in the world. The Department of the Interior is…

Climate Change Comes to Shenandoah

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Watch the Video – By Glynn Wilson – SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Va. — The Shenandoah salamander is no endangered polar bear, cuddly panda cub or playful dolphin the American public may warm up to in the cause of fighting global warming from the burning of fossil fuels.…

Help Defeat Big Oil’s Wish List

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Coming Clean – By Michael Brune – I’m not going to lie, this week’s election was a blow. That’s exactly why we’re doubling down now, and I need to know you are too. Friends of Big Oil have taken control of the Senate, and they have a…

Wood Stork Removed From Endangered Species List

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The wood stork, a large American wading bird, is no longer an endangered species after a successful three-decade conservation effort that has seen the population spread through the Southeast. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Thursday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is down-listing the…