The End of an Internship

The End of an Internship

By: Tessa Lightfoot, 100 Women for the Wild Intern I am sad to say that my internship with Rocky Mountain Wild has come to an end. On my last trip with Paige, we visited State Highway 9 to check camera traps along the road. A tall wildlife fence extends along ...

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Take a Hike, Poaching, Sep 8

Join FLOATGOAT, a trio from the Mile High City pioneering the high energy genre voltage fusion, on an anti-poaching protest hike September 8th to bring awareness to the topic. FLOATGOAT were deeply angered and disturbed by the July 3rd shooting of two young mo...

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Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. Events, Conferences, & Opportunities Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars Citizen Science Projects Jobs & Internships Volunteer Positions...

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Wolf Creek Comment Writing Party, Aug 23

Wolf Creek Comment Writing Party, Aug 23

A Colorado federal district court set aside the Forest Service’s approval of a land exchange to facilitate the Village of Wolf Creek development on Colorado Endangered Species Day last year. “The Forest Service cannot abdicate its responsibility to pro...

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Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Join Rocky Mountain Wild for a night of arts as we explore the theme of Migration with Stephen Brackett of the Flobots! Stephen, the narrator for the Wild I-70 Audio Tour, is commissioning the Untitled Final Fridays event at the Denver Art Museum, and generous...

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Curious Nature: Add Wild I-70 Audio Tour to your podcast list

By: Erica Prather, Vail Daily News August 4, 2018 For more than a decade, a team including biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the U.S. Forest Service and environmental nonprofit Rocky Mountain Wild has studied the movements of wildlife on Interstate ...

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Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections in Colorado

By: Alex Burness, The Colorado Independent July 31, 2018 If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species Act. The 1973 law is credited with staving off the extinction of thousa...

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Tight timetable on federal oil and gas lease sales is scrambling protests

By: Mark Jaffe, The Journal July 30, 2018 6:19 PM Oil and gas leasing on federal lands is revving up in Colorado and across the West, with shorter time frames for comment and bigger lease sales as environmental groups rush to meet Monday’s deadline to get in...

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Submitting Your Objection to the Village at Wolf Creek Pass Road Access Project

Submitting Your Objection to the Village at Wolf Creek Pass Road Access Project

En Español. The Forest Service intends to give the Village of Wolf Creek road access. The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention on July 19 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf...

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A Woman for the Wild: Tessa Lightfoot

A Woman for the Wild: Tessa Lightfoot

By: Tessa Lightfoot With an introduction by: Chris Talbot-Heindl Introduction: the 100 Women for the Wild Emerging Female Leader Internship In Rocky Mountain Wild staff meetings, it’s not unusual to hear Matt lament about being vastly out-numbered. This ...

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