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Our blog gives us a great way of keeping folks – our members and anyone else interested in our work – a little more plugged in to what’s happening in the world of endangered species advocacy, offering some insight into what we do and how we do it, and fostering conversation among our supporters, our staff, and others.

Earth Day Party at Fire on the Mountain April 23

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - April 17, 2014 - Blog
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All day on Wednesday, April 23, Fire on the Mountain will be donating 10% of sales to Rocky Mountain Wild! Additionally, from 5pm-8pm join us on the patio where we’ll be serving beer and wine for a reduced price, and hosting a raffle full of great prizes. Come celebrate Earth Day with Rocky Mountain Wild!

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1st Annual Critter Carnival May 16

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - April 17, 2014 - Blog
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Friday, May 16 is Endangered Species Day! Join us for a fun filled evening in Nederland with activities for kids of all ages. Learn about endangered species while enjoying games, food, and more!

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Wilderness 50 Celebration with John Fielder in Golden May 21

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - April 14, 2014 - Blog
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Join landscape photographer and author John Fielder for this inspiring view of Colorado’s Wilderness areas. Reception and book signing at 6:00 pm, slideshow and talk 7:00 pm. Proceeds from book sales will benefit Colorado Mountain Club, Rocky Mountain Wild, and the Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter.

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Sage Grouse Tours: March 28 – April 13

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - March 26, 2014 - Blog

Join Rocky Mountain Wild and Conservation Colorado for our annual Greater Sage Grouse “Lek” Tours. When: March 31-April 13 (with special a VIP tour March 28-30) Where: Craig, Colorado What: Fully guided Greater Sage Grouse lek watch - Only 14 people per trip. Purchase your seat before they sell out!  Tours occur in a remote area often during inclimate […]

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Western Wildway Partners Chart Actions at Annual Summit

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - March 25, 2014 - Blog

What’s next after TrekWest? That question was recently addressed by 32 representatives of the Western Wildway Network’s (WWN) growing cadre of partner organizations, who met in a spirited two-day planning session in Salt Lake City in early March.

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Power Lines Look Like Terrifying Bursts of Light to Animals

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - March 24, 2014 - Blog

What does a power line look like? To humans, they don’t look like much—just strands of metal draping from towering poles. But for many animals, they’re terrifying.

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How Wolves Change Parks

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - February 27, 2014 - Blog

A stirring video that has gone viral on the Internet about wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone National Park has again raised the question of whether the same thing could happen in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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In a new study, megafauna more likely to feel climate impacts than smaller species

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - January 29, 2014 - Blog

Climate change has always picked winners and losers from the animal world. Some, like unbearably cute, mountain-dwelling pikas are already retreating from lower, warmer elevations in places like Yosemite National Park, and heading for cooler heights.

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White-Tailed Prairie Dogs One Step Closer to Federal Protection

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - January 10, 2014 - Blog

As the staff attorney for Rocky Mountain Wild, I often find myself buried in more information than I know what to do with. Most recently, I found myself burrowing through a 14,318 page Administrative Record about the white-tailed prairie dog. This work was for our legal challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ denial of Endangered Species Act protection for the species.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Posted by Lindsey Katapski - January 6, 2014 - Blog

Please join Rocky Mountain Wild and our friends at San Juan Citizens Alliance for Durango’s stop on the world tour of The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a showcase of outstanding adventure, exploration and mountain culture films from around the world. Saturday, March 15th.

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