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Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding
Heavy rain falling along the Rocky Mountain Front over the last several days has triggered some flooding, closing some roads and trapping a horseback party in the Scapegoat Wilderness

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Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble
Researchers hope to accumulate enough information to recommend ways to conserve bumblebees and their habitat.
Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires
The area is the epicenter of a large swath of land in the U.S. Southwest that is experiencing exceptional drought.
Park superintendent shuffle shouldn’t slow bison quarantine
Officials say the impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn't disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison
Send in the goats: Portugal goes low-tech to beat wildfires
Deploying goats as a way to prevent wildfires has been done for decades in the United States, especially in California and the Pacific Northwest.
Trump’s move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banks
Trump’s order directs the EPA and Corps to consider adopting the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s 2006 definition, which could hit mitigation banking hard.
Judge temporarily halts certain bear hunts on timberland
The state had argued that issuing the injunction would lead to significant property damage.
Inspectors find Quagga mussels on 3 boats in northern Utah
The Division of Wildlife Resource says it discovered three boats in northern Utah that were infested with quagga mussels
Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought
The National Interagency Fire Center reported there were 1,746 people responding to fight six active wildfires in the region.
Montana fire season forecast to be big, despite snowy winter
Montana is still recovering from last year’s fire season, when 1,500 square miles burned.
New Yellowstone boss named following predecessor’s ouster
Cameron “Cam” Sholly will replace Dan Wenk, who has been superintendent since 2011.

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