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100 Women for the Wild Kick-Off Party Nov 18

Plant and animal species around the globe are disappearing at alarming rates. But, there is reason to hope! So far, we have lost less than 1% of the species on our planet. We can still hold our web of life together. Join us for 100 Women for the Wild – an initiative to engage women […]

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Act Now to Protect the Rio Grande National Forest

By: Alison Gallensky, GIS & IT Director The Rio Grande National Forest has just begun their Scoping process and are asking for public input regarding their Forest Plan revision Proposed Action.  Your input will provide direction on how the Forest will be managed over the next 20 years. Comments must be received by Friday, October […]

Rocky Mountains

Bites & Brews for Biodiversity it tomorrow!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Tomorrow, I will gain the left corner of my office space back as Dana and I transport a mega-pile of silent auction items to Silver Vines Winery in Arvada for the annual Bites & Brews for Biodiversity event! I’m sure by now, you’ve heard about all the amazing […]


Gunnison Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment – Public Meeting Talking Points

By: Megan Mueller, Senior Conservation Biologist The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting three meetings on the Gunnison Sage-grouse Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, starting tonight! The meetings are scheduled from 6 pm – 8 pm each evening: October 17, at the Gunnison County Fairgrounds, 275 Spruce St, Gunnison October […]

Silver Vines Winery

Bites & Brews for Biodiversity is one week away!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager In one week, Rocky Mountain Wild staff, board, and supporters will gather at Silver Vines Winery in Arvada to celebrate another year of biodiversity in the Rocky Mountain region and raise some funds to ensure that our wild will be protected for another year! We think you should […]


2016 Map of Oil & Gas Development in Colorado and Wyoming

Every year, Rocky Mountain Wild creates high resolution maps showing the widespread impact of oil and gas development on Colorado. This year we have created a map of Wyoming as well. See where drilling is occurring and what lands have been leased by oil and gas companies for current and future development. Download the 2016 Colorado Oil/Gas […]


Bites & Brews is less than two weeks away!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Bites & Brews for Biodiversity, Rocky Mountain Wild’s largest fundraising event of the year is coming up in less than two weeks! Join us on October 20th at Silver Vines Winery in Arvada to celebrate another year of biodiversity and conservation and raise funds to help us continue our […]


Gunny Sage-grouse Roadshow Arvada Oct 20

Join us at the Bites & Brews for Biodiversity event at Silver Vines Winery for the Gunny Sage-grouse Roadshow! Currently, we have an ongoing campaign to ask the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to designate two critical habitats for the threatened Gunnison sage-grouse as Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs). This action will protect 37,000 acres of the […]

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February 2017 Colorado Oil and Gas Lease Sale Parcels in Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager The February 2017 Colorado oil and gas lease sale National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment has been released and Rocky Mountain Wild was shocked to see that it includes parcels overlapping with an Area of Critical Environmental Concern added during the recent Resource Management Planning process, nominated ACECs […]

Dave Hallock points out existing ski runs and lifts as well as proposed runs and lifts to Tehri Parker.

Can Eldora Mountain Resort Think Outside the Box? Wildlife is Counting On It

By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Wild “Around here everyone’s got a moose story,” laughs Dave Hallock, Eldora resident and member of the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition (MBCC). We’re standing on a hillside looking down on a wetland near the Indian Peaks Wilderness as he relates a story about being cornered on the roof […]