A newly-discovered toad in Nevada faces a potential threat from proposed geothermal development. Professor C. Richard Tracy from the UNR biology department joins us to talk about the toad and possible solutions to protect it.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The federal government is using a new assessment of mineral resources on 10 million acres in six Western states to decide whether to ban potential mining on the land to protect an imperiled bird.
DENVER (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is in Colorado to tout efforts to save the greater sage grouse across the West one year after the federal government decided not invoke the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare bird.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Environmental groups are suing to force the Obama administration to impose more restrictions on oil and gas drilling, grazing and other activities blamed for the decline of greater sage grouse across the American West.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada says after two days of testimony she isn't ready to decide whether to grant a temporary court order to block U.S. land use regulations protecting the greater sage grouse.