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Bison Return to Iowa's Native Prairie

Bison Return to Iowa's Native Prairie

DES MOINES, Iowa, October 20, 2008 (ENS) – This week, the Nature Conservancy in Iowa will welcome a small herd of 30 bison to Broken Kettle Grassland Preserve in the globally rare Loess Hills, the largest contiguous native prairie in the state. These bison are coming from the Conservancy”s Lame Johnny Creek Ranch, in South…

Bush Snowmobile Plan for Yellowstone National Park Struck Down

Bush Snowmobile Plan for Yellowstone National Park Struck Down

WASHINGTON, DC, September 15, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration’s authorization of increased snowmobile use in Yellowstone National Park violates the fundamental legal responsibility of the National Park Service to protect the clean air, wildlife, and natural quiet of national parks for the benefit of all visitors, a federal court ruled today. The administration authorized…