By GABE STERN Associated Press/Report for America and The Associated Press
Burning Man organizers had just over a month to clean up any remnants of the makeshift city built across over 4 square miles of the Black Rock Desert i as part of their agreement to use federal land for the festival.
By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press and The Associated Press
Forest like this is disappearing as increasingly intense fires alter landscapes around the planet, threatening wildlife, jeopardizing efforts to capture climate-warming carbon and harming water supplies, according to scientific studies.
By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press and The Associated Press
The Western Watersheds Project said in its formal notice of intent to sue that the government’s failure to list the Kings River pyrg as a threatened or endangered species could push it to the brink of extinction.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, conservationists, and members of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe broke ground on a fish passage at the Numana Dam on the Truckee River in reservation land about 30 miles northeast of Reno.
Nearly 60% of the jay’s remaining population can be found in New Mexico and Nevada, but its range also includes central Oregon and parts of California, Utah, Wyoming, Oklahoma and Mexico’s northern Baja California.