Making Space for Sage Grouse and Wind Farms
Wyoming – As we all know anecdotally Wyoming is a prime place for wind development. But, figures back this up Some of the best quality winds in the country blow across its miles of sagebrush and rangeland. But the state is also home to at least half of the remaining greater sage grouse. The bird came close to being listed as an endangered species earlier this year - and it continues to shape the terms of development in the state. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports on the state's ongoing effort to make space for the wind industry, and the beleaguered bird.