Because We're All In This Together
If you’ve gone to our Colorado Corridors Project Zooniverse page lately, you’ve noticed that we are out of pictures to identify already! Want to be the team that makes sure we get some more? On 7/31 and 8/1, we’re looking for volunteers to help us move the wildlife cameras!
Last month, Interior Secretary Zinke announced that he would be reviewing the conservation plans that protect millions of acres of greater sage-grouse habitat across the West. We know from experience that under this administration, "review" is really just a code word for "repeal."
The Front Range Pika Project is a citizen science program that engages the public in conservation research on the American pika. Volunteer to contribute to pika research currently underway throughout the West by collecting data that will be used to assess whether pikas are impacted by climate change.
Matt Sandler, RMW's Staff Attorney, started his sabbatical following the amazing news of his win of the Wolf Creek pass case. As part of his sabbatical, he wrote a series of blog posts about his travels in the aptly named The SabbMattical Chronicles.
The Honorable Senior Judge Richard P. Matsch issued an Order today affirming that the Forest Service "failed to consider important aspects of the issues before them, offered an explanation for their decision that runs counter to the evidence, failed to base their decision on consideration of the relevant factors, and based their decision on an analysis that is contrary to law." This Order concludes another chapter in this decades long saga to protect Wolf Creek pass from a large scale residential and commercial development that could accommodate 8,000 to 10,000 visitors.
By taking action, you will help to ensure that future generations have the opportunity to enjoy watching the Gunnison sage-grouse dance at sunrise, and benefit all of the other species that call this area home.