Environment

How a plan to boost Kansas-Nebraska tourism got wrapped up in...

It started as a research project. University of Nebraska landscape architecture professor Kim Wilson asked her students in 2016 to brainstorm a way to...

Migratory bird protections to be permanently restored by Biden administration

The Interior Department plans to officially revoke a Trump-era rule that loosened enforcement of a longstanding law to protect migratory birds, the department said...

Biden’s ‘30 by 30’ conservation plan urges collaboration with private landowners

The Biden administration plans to broadly define conservation and encourage private landowners to adopt sustainable practices to meet a goal of protecting 30% of...

Republicans lay out possible objections to Biden’s 30 by 30 conservation...

Republicans on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday previewed their objections to the Biden administration’s still-unreleased plan to conserve 30% of U.S....

New funding to curb wildfires pushed in Congress, as another fire...

WASHINGTON — As wildfires across the United States grow in size, intensity and duration each summer, members of Congress from the West are pushing...

Republicans question legality, revenue impacts of Biden’s oil and gas leasing...

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee excoriated the Biden administration’s pause of new oil and gas leasing at a hearing...

Biden taps Montana’s Tracy Stone-Manning to lead Bureau of Land Management

The White House said Thursday that President Joe Biden will nominate National Wildlife Federation executive Tracy Stone-Manning of Missoula to lead the U.S. Bureau...

Haaland asks for federal funding for Interior to fight climate change,...

In her first congressional hearing as the leader of the Interior Department, Secretary Deb Haaland fielded questions from members of a U.S. House spending...

Idaho works to find and remove “forever chemicals” in our water

When you pour a glass of water from your kitchen tap, you expect it to be clean. You expect it not to be contaminated...

Montana conservationist to be tapped to head U.S. Bureau of Land...

President Joe Biden intends to nominate National Wildlife Federation senior adviser and veteran Montana Democrat Tracy Stone-Manning to direct the Bureau of Land Management,...

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