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Blackfeet Nation Is Taking Back the Food System

DispatchMontanaNicole Greenfield
A tribal-led plan to build a meat-processing facility on the Blackfeet Nation reservation in Montana will help invigorate the local economy, safeguard cultural traditions, and protect community health and the environment.

The Humble Beaver: Troublemaker or Climate Superhero?

DispatchMontana, WestAlisa Opar
Beavers create rich habitats and act as buffers against the effects of drought and wildfire—spurring efforts to pinpoint new ways to help us coexist with North America’s largest rodent.

These Prehistoric Fish Are Making a Slow Comeback in the Midwest

DispatchWisconsin, MichiganSusan Cosier
Conservationists, fishers, and fans of the iconic lake sturgeon have seen some success in their efforts to revive the population, including through hand-rearing and releasing the babies—and yes, spearing the big ones.

America’s Dairyland May Have a PFAS Problem

DispatchMidwest, Wisconsin, MaineSusan Cosier
The toxic chemicals have been showing up in milk around the country, prompting midwestern farmers to take a closer look at their land.

Spring Break

DispatchMontanaAlisa Opar
Bison go from seasonal outlaws to year-round residents in a large swath of Montana.

Roam, Roam on the Range

DispatchMontanaAlisa Opar
This Montana cattle ranch is trying to ensure its operations benefit wildlife—and yes, that means wolves, too.

The Call of the Bugle

DispatchKentucky, WisconsinSusan Cosier
This spring elk from Kentucky will be migrating (by truck) to Wisconsin.