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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 Direct Actions If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Chris at chris@rockymountainwild.org. Stay informed, engaged, and educated! Events, Conferences, & Opportunities: […]

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The Forest Service Seeks Comments on the GMUG Draft Wilderness Evaluation

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest is revising its Forest Plan. This Plan defines how the forest will be managed for the next 15 years or more. One important part of this plan is deciding which parts of the forest are recommended as Wilderness. The Forest Service recently evaluated the wilderness qualities […]

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Tessa Lightfoot

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 both sides of the road, […]

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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 mountain goats on Quandary Peak and wanted to team up with Rocky […]

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Wolf Creek Comment Writing Party

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 protect the forest by making an attempt at an artful dodge,” the court declared. Now, the Forest […]

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Stephen Brackett

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 generously asked RMW to showcase our work as it relates to […]

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Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 8

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science that has been developed in the last 15 years or so […]

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Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 7

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science that has been developed in the last 15 years or so […]

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Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 6

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science that has been developed in the last 15 years or so […]

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Keep Wolf Creek Wild

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 Creek real estate development. As you know, a Colorado federal district court set […]

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