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UW’s Berry Center Earn’s Sustainable Building Award
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming’s Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center has been recognized for its environmental and user-conscious building features. The center was recently awarded the LEED Gold certification, which recognizes buildings for their environmentally frie…
Group Honors Gov. Mead On Safer Roads For Wildlife
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The National Parks Conservation Association has recognized Gov. Matt Mead and the state for helping to address wildlife-vehicle collisions on Wyoming’s roads and along wildlife corridors. The association presented Mead with its National Parks Achievement Award rece…
UW Adjunct Wins 2012 Indianapolis Prize
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A University of Wyomingadjunct professor has been selected to receive a leading award for animal conservation. Steven Amstrup is being recognized with the 2012 Indianapolis Prize for his research into polar bears. Amstrup works through the UW Department of Zoology and Phy…
Group Applauds Jackson Bicycling
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The League of American Bicyclists has awarded Jackson and Teton County a gold designation as a bicycle-friendly community. The Jackson Hole region is one of only 16 communities in the country to obtain the status. The organization assesses a community’s approach to…
Nominations Sought For Ag Award
The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the Kurt Bucholz Award, which honors an individual who exemplifies the core beliefs held by Dr. Bucholz during his lifetime of dedicated public service and commitment to conservation. The award was created in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM…
Yellowstone Area Panel Gets Arbor Day Award
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Greater Yellowstone Whitebark Pine Committee has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation for its efforts to protect and restore whitebark pine trees. The Montana, Wyoming and Idaho-based Greater Yellowstone Whitebark Pine Committee is one of 16 individuals and or…
Gov. To Give Award To Wounded Park Ranger
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead will honor a park ranger with Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources who was wounded by a gunman last year at Glendo Reservoir. The Associated Press says that Philip Martindale will receive the American Police Hall of Fame’s Law Enforcement Purp…
Cody Center Wins National Award For Bus Tours
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The National Tour Association rates the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody as among the favorite museums for group travelers to visit. The center tied with New York City’s American Museum of Natural History for third place in its museum category. The Smithsonian I…