Protecting Wildlands for Wildlife

Feds Neglect Southern Rockies, Again, in Final Critical Habitat Designation for Lynx

Posted by Paige Singer - September 14, 2014 - Blog
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On Friday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its final critical habitat designation for the Canada lynx, which was recognized as a threatened species in the lower 48 United States in 2000. Despite designating nearly 39,000 square miles as essential habitat for the cats, the revised designation does not include any protections for lynx in the Southern Rocky Mountains.

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Endangered ferrets set free on Fort Collins open space amid prairie dogs

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - September 8, 2014 - In the News, Newsroom
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FORT COLLINS — Chattering captive-bred endangered black-footed ferrets crept out of cages into public open space Wednesday — the first freed under a new Colorado law that lets cities and counties release ferrets into colonies of their prairie dog prey.

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Denver District Court Throws Out License to Build Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill, Again

Posted by Paige Singer - September 4, 2014 - Newsroom, Press Releases

A Denver district judge has again ruled against the license issued by the State of Colorado to Energy Fuels to construct and operate a uranium mill in Paradox Valley in western Montrose County for the second time.

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