Forest Service appeals federal judge’s decision on Village at Wolf Creek

Forest Service appeals federal judge’s decision on Village at Wolf Creek

By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald November 14, 2017 The U.S. Forest Service is challenging a federal judge’s ruling from earlier this year that its Rio Grande office’s approval of the Village at Wolf Creek was steeped in “predictive bias” and was ...

Read more

Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

By: Cooper McKim, Wyoming Public Media November 13, 2017 The Center for Biological Diversity and Rocky Mountain Wild, both conservation groups, filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue protections of the Preble’s Meadow Jumping...

Read more

County joins suit against BLM

Gunnison sage-grouse protection a concern By: Jessica Kutz, Telluride Daily Planet October 18, 2017 The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners and three environmental organizations filed a lawsuit on Oct. 10 against the federal Bureau of Land Management. The...

Read more

Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Lawsuit alleges lack of environmental studies invalidates lease sales By: Jim Mimiaga, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 Three environmental groups, along with San Miguel County, have filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management alleging improper ap...

Read more

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Opponents say Forest Service skirted its duties By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 The would-be developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek are not ready to give up. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture – spearheaded by Texas billiona...

Read more

Judge deals yet another blow to Red McCombs’ plan for Village at Wolf Creek resort

By: Jason Blevins, Denver Post September 18, 2017 Texas billionaire B.J. “Red” McCombs has won few battles in his 30-year push to build as many as 1,700 homes and a resort village atop Wolf Creek Pass. Last week the 89-year-old businessman lost yet another...

Read more

Village at Wolf Creek appeal denied

Alamosa Valley Courier Monday, September 2017 On September 14, a federal court again rejected pleas by the Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture and the Forest Service to allow the controversial Village at Wolf Creek to go forward. The Village at Wolf Creek is a propo...

Read more

Federal court blocks Wolf Creek land exchange, again

Read more

Court denies McCombs – again

Cites Forest Services’ failure to comply with NEPA, Endangered Species Act and lynx protections By: Missy Votel, The Durango Telegraph September 15, 2017 The Village at Wolf Creek could have been dealt the final blow this week. On Thursday, U.S. District...

Read more

Laying down the law: Conservationists score big win in battle against Village at Wolf Creek

By: Tracy Chamberlin, Durango Telegraph 6/1/2017 On one side of the courtroom sat lawyers for a coalition of conservation and environmental groups, including Rocky Mountain Wild, San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council, Wilderness Workshop and the Durango-based San ...

Read more
1 2 3