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Weekly News Roundup: Friday, June 11
Miss the headlines this week? Learn more about potential property tax increases in Jackson, workforce housing, vaccine hesitancy and the upcoming wildfire season.
As Western Fires Burn, Focus Narrows On Forest Management
But It’s Easier Said Than Done.
In Grasslands Plagued By Invasives And Drought, Wildfires Fuel Calls For New Solutions
Wildfires and drought are hitting the Mountain West especially hard this year. But fires don’t just burn in forests, so researchers are looking at solutions to keep grassland fires in check.
For Western Drinking Water, Wildfire Concerns Linger Long After Smoke Clears
Another record-breaking year of wildfires across the American West means more cities are bracing for impacts to their drinking water supplies. The “consistently clean, clear water” residents have enjoyed is changing.
Homeowners Who Avoid Wildfire Damage Can Find Themselves In New Flood Zone
Record-breaking wildfires are burning through the American West. As firefighters address their immediate effects, nearby residents are grappling with the lasting repercussions.
In Yellowstone, America’s ‘First Water Park,’ Decades-Old Blaze Marked Start of Megafire Era
After the massive 1988 fires were extinguished, plenty of thorny questions remained: What did those fires mean for the park’s near-pristine rivers and lakes? And what is their legacy?
Hot Talk — New Research Shows Fire Management in Grand Teton Won’t Mitigate Future Flames
Columbia University Researcher Winslow Hansen has long been intrigued by the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. He grew up in Bozeman, Montana, and his...