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BLM Colorado Fails to Safeguard Important Wildlife Habitat in New Management Plan

Posted by Megan Mueller - February 27, 2015 - In the News, Newsroom, Press Releases
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Durango, CO – Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the adoption of a final plan for managing public lands in southwestern Colorado. This plan fails to designate areas to protect wildlife habitat and to include adequate measures to safeguard Gunnison sage-grouse, a bird recently protected as a threatened species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

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How Does a Wolverine Cross the Road, Safely?

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - February 23, 2015 - Blog
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Earlier this winter a female wolverine lost her life on US 93 in Idaho after being “clipped” by the right rear wheel of a passenger vehicle. She died on impact. She is thought to be the first wolverine to die on Idaho’s roadway system. However, with only 300 wolverines left in the northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest, each avoidable death is a blow to the fragile species.

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Forest Service extends objection deadline for Wolf Creek land swap

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - February 18, 2015 - In the News, Newsroom
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The U.S. Forest Service has extended the objection resolution period until March 19 for a land swap that would connect the proposed Village at Wolf Creek with U.S. 160 on Wolf Creek Pass.

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