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BOZEMAN — NASA’s ambitious goal of establishing a sustained human presence on Mars in the 2030s will involve landing a spacecraft on the distant planet without burning up the crew, producing food and breathable air amid an inhospitable environment, even making rocket fuel from the Martian at…

As the Belgrade News reported back in April, the recovery of the sandhill crane population in the western U.S. — including the Gallatin Valley — has been a grand success in the past 80 years. Experts estimate there are 22,000 sandhill cranes in the Rocky Mountain Population.