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Winter Snowmelt Increasing, Raising Western Snowpack Concerns

Mountains overlook ranch land near Leadville, Colorado.
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Mountains overlook ranch land near Leadville, Colorado.

New research published in the journal Nature Climate Change finds that snow is melting earlier – often in the winter. That’s a bad sign for the Mountain...

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Madelyn Beck is Boise State Public Radio's regional reporter with the Mountain West News Bureau. She's from Montana but has reported everywhere from North Dakota to Alaska to Washington, D.C. Her last few positions included covering energy resources in Wyoming and reporting on agriculture/rural life issues in Illinois.