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Avoiding Controversy and Seeking Equity: Amending the Yellowstone River Compact in Furtherance of Its Dual Purposes
The Yellowstone River Compact governing the interstate waters of the Yellowstone River and its tributaries was ratified in 1951 by Montana, Wyoming, and North Dakota. The Compact’s dual purposes are to achieve “equitable ...
Ammonia Emissions, The Next Great Environmental Threat
Ammonia emissions are a growing concern worldwide as a result of their environmental impact through increased nitrogen deposits. A notable contributor to ammonia emissions are livestock operations. Understanding the science ...
Bears Ears National Monument: A Monument for the Locals An Interdisplianry Evaluation of Tribal Involvement in Public Land Planning
Bears Ears National Monument has been at the center of a debate on how federal public lands should be managed since 2016 when President Obama designated the area as a national monument. However, tribes in the Southwest had ...
Setting Flares: Creating the Federal Liability and Fire Recovery Enhancement Act (FLARE)
In this thesis, I develop a new approach to fire management allowing fire managers to implement fire when necessary to manage fire prone landscapes. This thesis examines the United States’ history of fire management, the ...
Minute By Minute: An Assessment Of The Environmental Flows Program For Restoration Of The Colorado River Delta
This thesis provides an analysis and critique of efforts by the national governments of the United States and Mexico, and efforts by NGOs, to rewater the Colorado River Delta for ecosystem maintenance and restoration. The ...
Addressing Three-Dimensional Learning with Citizen Science Projects
Citizen science, or the inclusion of non-professionals in scientific research, has been used for decades to increase scientific knowledge and involve citizens in problems affecting their communities. These projects can be ...
Assessing Idaho's Future Water Administration Needs : An Idaho Water Court?
Idaho recently finished the Snake River Basin Adjudication (SRBA). It is now commencing a few other Idaho adjudications. Idaho will soon have to decide what its future water administration will look like once the SRBA court ...
Analysis of Selected Upper-division Core Courses in the Haub School's Environment and Natural Resources Curriculum, An
The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is an interdisciplinary School at the land-grant University of Wyoming (UW). This study begins to assess whether and how the Haub School is meeting specific learning ...
Tribal Fishery Restoration on the Wind River Indian Reservation : Forging a Co-Management Agreement
The Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming is a place where irrigation is essential for the agricultural success of both tribal and non-tribal residents. The tribes emphasize not only the economic importance, but also ...
Evaluation of the Impacts of the Teton Science Schools Place-Based Education Professional Development Workshops for Teachers in Bhutan, An
Author(s):Koinis, Nicholas J.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small Himalayan country located between India and China whose education system is changing. Current education reform efforts include professional development workshops for teachers. Since 2008, ...