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A conservation success story means bottom trawling is coming back to areas closed-off to the industry for 15 years; the newest national park is born in New Mexico; “tumblegeddon” interrupts New Year’s Eve in southeastern Washington; a ranch in Mexico raises bison to fix desertification; and more recent environmental news from around the West.
Access to farm labor a growing concern during crisis; Victory Gardens make a comeback; Arizonans do their part to protect breeding bald eagles; Utah awaits an earthquake alert system; and other environmental news from around the West.
Solar energy in the Navajo Nation; a new explanation for the die-off of Pacific seabirds; what happened to predictions that the glaciers would be gone; scientists working with Suquamish Tribe members to breed clams in areas losing them; and more environmental stories from around the West.
Ex-Wildlife chief says lax regulations threaten bird life; Navajo leaders respond to serious coronavirus outbreak; world’s largest dam removal project moves forward; wildlife reclaims Yosemite; and more environmental news from around the West.around the West.
Washington State eyes a new dam project; Mount St. Helens offers clues to future eruptions; Oregon enters wildfire season flat-footed; western Federal judges push back on energy agenda; and other environmental reads from around the West.
The Southwest’s recent droughts are part of an historic megadrought; federal aid forgoes farmworkers; sleuths recover forgotten apple varieties; social distancing sets back fieldwork; and other environmental headlines from around the West.


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