Posts Tagged: Thunder Basin

Ferret release, © Defenders of Wildlife

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Defenders prairie dog expert Jonathan Proctor gets an award from the U.S. Forest Service for his outstanding work to save the species across the Great Plains.

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This summer, Defenders’ Rocky Mountain Representative Jonathan Proctor helped move hundreds of prairie dogs in Wyoming from the edge of Thunder Basin National Grassland, where they were threatened with poisoning, to an interior section of the Grassland where they will be fully protected from poisoning and shooting. Proctor explains why prairie dogs are important in a recent story on New West about the Thunder Basin relocation project.