On a summer weekend in the high country, I talked my grandmother into taking a drive into the Wyoming Range, where she'd worked with my grandfather as a hunting guide more than 20 years earlier. We wanted to have a look at a certain 44,600 acres of forest that had been leased by companies in search of natural gas. Can the Wyoming Range be protected from drilling? Photo: JessLeePhotos.com Heavily timbered with pine, fir, and aspen, the range lies to the west of Pinedale, my hometown. The leased land fell across the Beaver Creeks, where Grandma had grown up on …
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