Montana wildlife commission approves transfer of 68 Yellowstone bison to Fort Peck and Fort Belknap Reservations
HELENA, Mont. (12/09/2011) -
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission approved a land-mark plan today to move 68 bison from a quarantine facility near Yellowstone National Park to the Fort Peck and Fort Belknap Indian Reservations.
The following is a statement from Jonathan Proctor, Rocky Mountain representative for Defenders of Wildlife:
Conservation groups urge Interior Department to move the Calico Solar Project to less sensitive lands
Washington (08/25/2011) -
A coalition of conservation groups made a last-ditch appeal to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today, urging the Bureau of Land Management to move the Calico Solar Project from vital desert habitat to degraded lands that could produce the same amount of energy, but pose less risk to imperiled wildlife and the environment.