Protecting Wildlands for Wildlife

Wildlife Camera Captures Rare & Elusive Canada Lynx in Colorado

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - October 21, 2014 - Blog
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For over five years, our biologists have been monitoring the I-70 corridor via motion-sensor wildlife cameras, “capturing” all sorts of wildlife including deer, elk, bears, cougars, pine martens, raccoons, coyotes, foxes etc. We are very excited to report our first Canada lynx to be photographed on the south side of the highway near Stafford Creek.

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Conservation Victory # 11: Ensuring Safe Passage for Wildlife on I-70

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - October 16, 2014 - Blog
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I-70 currently presents a significant obstacle to wildlife moving through the heart of the Rocky Mountains and causes harmful animal-vehicle collisions. For many species, the road represents a threat to their continued survival in the area.

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Conservation Victory #10: Handkerchief Mesa Protected from Massive Logging Project

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - October 9, 2014 - Blog
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Located in south-central Colorado, the Handkerchief Mesa comprises nearly 92,000 acres in Rio Grande National Forest and contains three of the Rio Grande’s primary watersheds: Pass Creek, Park Creek, and Beaver Creek.  From the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century this area was heavily logged. Massive clearcuts denuded significant portions of the area, and soil and water quality were negatively impacted.

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