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"W e’ve got to go after cheatgrass. We can’t just spend all our efforts on the suppression side."

Ron Dunton, assistant BLM director for fire and aviation and the top official at the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho, about the new federal wildfire policy designed to protect sage grouse habitat, and the invasive grass that has spread across the West, creating fuel for wildfires.
- Idaho Statesman

On The Bookshelf

Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


11/20/2014

A Look Ahead
Western Governors Association's Drought ForumRegister now for these webinars:

    April 8: “One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why Variation in Hydrology and Legal Structures means that Drought Looks Different across the West”


April 1-May 1: Water in the American West, a free, online college level course, offered by The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and Western Water Assessment at the University of Colorado. Register now.

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