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A male greater sage grouse struts its stuff on Bureau of Land Management land in this April 21, 2012, photo.

Trump plans would ease protections for sage grouse in West

The Trump administration announced plans that ease protections for sage grouse in the West, prompting an outcry by critics who say the move paves the way for widespread mining and drilling and ignores a federal court ruling.


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Some woodpeckers, like Black-backed (pictured) and Lewis's, are identified by scientists as "fire dependent" because they only flourish in forests after fire.

‘Timber Wars’ episode 7: A way forward

A group of loggers and environmentalists have found some semblance of common ground in the midst of the Timber Wars.





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