For a broad and deep look at the work being done to protect the environment of the American West, you can’t do better than the web site of the Foundation-supported Wyoming Outdoor Council. Now in its fortieth year, the Council is Wyoming’s largest statewide conservation organization and its leading advocate for natural resources conservation and environmental protection.  Check out its concise and readable essay on global warming, or watch, via Youtube,  “The Wyoming Range: Too Special to Drill” a compelling video about the impact of energy development on some of the state’s most pristine lands. It’s all at