A study by the National Research Council finds that the BLM’s management practices for wild horses are economically unsustainable and lack scientific justification.
The BLM removes thousands of horses from public lands each year, to maintain a certain population size. But Guy Palmer, chairman of the committee that wrote the report, says the practice is expensive – and fundamentally flawed.
Talk to almost anyone who raises sheep in Wyoming, and they’ll tell you they’ve had problems with coyotes. Traditionally, the response has been to kill the coyotes, often by aerial gunning. But researchers at the University of Wyoming are trying to come up with an alternative management tool, which they hope will work better in the long-term and be more humane. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.
The Wyoming House approved a measure that some are calling anti-woman.
The bill called “Resolution-conscience rights” sponsored by Casper Republican Bob Brechtel calls on President Obama to reverse a rule requiring insurance coverage of all approved contraceptive and sterilization methods.