Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

By Andrea Lauritzen, Rocky Mountain Wild volunteer

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Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects.

If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Andrea at alauritzen@yahoo.com.

Stay informed, engaged, and educated!

Events/Opportunities:

  • 6/23 Denver – See the film Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution. The film, co-directed by Jacob Smith, tells the story of the Bernie Sanders campaign and the attempt to build a re-energized progressive movement for the 21st century. Sie FilmCenter
  • 6/23 Littleton – Nocturnal Wildlife Hike-Bats, Beavers and more! Join in on this program in search of bats, beavers, owls and more. Listen for coyote calls, check out bat houses around the ponds, and see if the beaver are making progress on their South Platte River dam. Audubon Society of Greater Denver
  • 6/23 Denver – 2017 Horticulture Home Garden Tour: Habitat Hero Gardens. A Habitat Hero is a gardener who, certified by the Audubon Rockies, includes diverse planting layers through the use of native and regionally adapted plants, provides shelter and nesting opportunities, offers natural food and water sources, does not spread invasive species of plants and does not rely on the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Come see three of the best and most diverse examples of Habitat Hero gardens throughout the Denver-metro area. Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 6/24 Centennial – Audubon Society of Greater Denver: Summer Solstice Walk in the Park-Cherry Creek Valley Eco Park. Join master birders from the Audubon Society and reps from land use agencies who are engaged in stream reclamation and floor control projects along Cherry Creek for a look at our local waterway-from a birds eye view. Audubon Society of Greater Denver
  • 6/24 Fort Collins – Fort Collins Discovery Museum is hosting a pollinator program. You and your family can explore the world of bees and see bumble bees like you’ve never seen them before! Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • 6/24 Golden – Talking about Climate Change is tough so this workshop offers a new strategy: We’ll tap into our own life stories and learn to tell simple, powerful stories that strengthen our psychological resilience while giving us the perfect tactical tool for changing other people’s minds on climate. Colorado Renewable Energy Society
  • 6/24 Fort Collins – Join CSU Foothills Campus for a day full of fun and interactive weather and climate demonstrations! Featured will be a weather balloon launch and drone demo! Dozens of scientists from around Colorado will participate. Colorado Weatherfest
  • 6/25 Chaffee County – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for a field trip to see Cottonwood Pass Alpine Flowers. They’ll do a short hike through the tundra to see alpines not found on Pikes Peak, including lavender wallflower and Smellowskia. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 6/25 Durango – Join Gwen Kittel for a field trip on public lands to discover up to 11 species of willows. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 6/28 Denver – Join Healthier Colorado and many of the gubernatorial campaigns for a meet and greet on Coors Field with food, drinks, and a chance to test out your batting skills in the batting cage at Home Plate with Healthier Colorado. Healthier Colorado
  • 6/28 Denver – Join the Sierra Club and Sally Bleier for a discussion and social hour on how we can better serve all communities in access to the outdoors and protect Colorado public lands for everyone. Sierra Club
  • 6/29 Golden – Learn from conservation leaders and elected officials about the current political landscape of public lands and how you can stand by your land from Canyons of the Ancients to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Wilderness Society
  • 6/30 Boulder – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for a summer field seminar: Plant ID and how plants come together in the community. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/1 Boulder – Join Colorado Native Plant Society in partnership with Audubon Rockies and the Boulder Audubon Society to visit five Boulder area private gardens in the Native Plant Garden Tour – Boulder Area. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/5 Denver – Conservation Mountain Club is hosting a letter-writing campaign at their July 5th Peak Happy Hour at Ratio Beerworks to amplify Colorado’s support for the protection of iconic public lands. Conservation Mountain Club
  • 7/8 Jefferson County – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for a field trip to Ranson Edwards Jefferson County open space. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/8 Boulder – Take the Anne U. White Sneak Peek Hike with Boulder County Plant Ecologist Carrie Cimo. This trail was significantly impacted by the flood of 2013 and following repair efforts from the Boulder County trail crew, is very close to re-opening. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/10 Loveland – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for the Carter Lake Wildflower Hike – Sundance Trailhead. This will be a botany-paced (slow) hike focused on plant identification. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/11 Denver – Join WISE for a World Cafe, a collaborative conversation about energy, sustainability, technology, and women’s experiences within them. World Cafes bring people together for organized brainstorming about challenging questions. Maggie Fox of EUCI will moderate. Women in Sustainable Energy
  • 7/13 and 7/16 Westminster – Join Boulder County Nature Association for Pollinators and their Plant Partners. Plants and their pollinators have complicated and often surprising relationships. This class will cover the identification and natural history of many Front Range pollinator species, the distinction between specialist and generalist pollinators, and the impact that native plants and restored habitats can have on pollinator diversity. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 7/14 Jefferson – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for the French Creek and French Pass trail. The trail passes through several different habitats (upper montane, subalpine, riparian, meadows, alpine), so a wide variety of wildflowers should be present. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/14-17 Park City, UT – Join Audubon for the 2017 Audubon Convention: Elevating Audubon: America’s Most Effective Conservation Network, an opportunity for learning, networking, collaborating, and birding. Audubon
  • 7/15 Colorado Springs – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for a view of Buffalo Canyon – Woodlillies. They’ll follow the creek below St. Mary’s Falls to look for rare woodlillies and many other lower elevation riparian flowers. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 7/19 Longmont – Have you ever wanted to learn to sketch plants and nature? Do you want to document your trips into natural areas? In the Nature Sketching and Journaling Club you will learn basic sketching and journaling techniques. CSU Extension Native Plant Master Program
  • 7/20 Denver – Denver Zoo presents The Watering Hole-Adult Lecture Series. Spend the evening mingling with animal experts, animal lovers, and animal friends to get a wild, insider perspective on how Denver Zoo cares for its animals. Denver Zoo
  • 7/29 Boulder – Study Colorado’s two “semi-resident” hummingbird species, as well as assorted migrants. Learn to identify different characteristics and discuss the behaviors of these “prismatic pugilists” such as feeding, territoriality, courtship, nesting, and migration. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 8/23 Longmont – Have you ever wanted to learn to sketch plants and nature? Do you want to document your trips into natural areas? In the Nature Sketching and Journaling Club you will learn basic sketching and journaling techniques. CSU Extension Native Plant Master Program
  • 9/14-18 San Juan Mountains – Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness in the iconic Rocky Mountains to learn about and advocate for habitat connectivity essential to wilderness dependent species like wolves, grizzlies, and wolverines. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • 9/20-26 Escalante, Utah – Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness to continue the crusade to eradicate Russian olive, on the Escalante River. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • 11/7-8 Denver – The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Clean Energy Means Business – Corporate Summit. COSEIA

Citizen Science:

  • The Front Range Pika Project is a citizen science program that engages the public in conservation research on the American pika. Pika Patrol volunteers follow monitoring protocols to collect data about pikas and their habitat in high altitude field sites, thereby informing efforts to assess whether pikas are impacted by climate change. To participate, volunteer must register for the evening classroom training and the field training. Evening: Thursday, August 3, 6-8 pm at American Mountaineering Center in Golden; Field: Saturday, August 5, 9 am-1 pm at Loveland Pass on Hwy 6. Front Range Pika Project

Jobs and Internships:

  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Services, Division Chief. Directs, supervises, and delegates supervision to subordinate supervisors and section managers. Applications due 7/31. Wyoming Game and Fish Department
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking a Wildlife Biologist for Fort Collins. This position formulates recommendations and management options for management of wildlife species and habitats through the collection and analysis of pertinent wildlife data and observations as required by the operational and annual work plans. Applications due 7/7. Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • HWA Wildlife Consulting, LLC is seeking a Wildlife Biologist in Wyoming. HWA Wildlife Consulting (HWA) is a natural resource (wildlife and plant) consulting firm based in Laramie, Wyoming that specializes in wildlife monitoring, regulatory compliance, impact assessment, and wildlife research. Applications due 8/1. HWA Wildlife Consulting
  • Conservation Colorado is hiring a Grand Junction Field Organizer. Conservation Colorado is seeking a full-time Field Organizer to assist with our organizing on the Western Slope, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with the public and partner groups to achieve conservation wins in Colorado on issues including protections for public lands and rivers, bolstering the renewable energy economy, and addressing climate change. Deadline to apply is July 7. Conservation Colorado
  • Western Resource Advocates is hiring a Strategic Engagement Manager. WRA seeks a passionate Healthy Rivers Program Strategic Engagement Manager with knowledge of water issues in Colorado to build partnerships and long-term relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders throughout the state. Deadline to apply is July 10. Western Resource Advocates
  • The Cottonwood Institute is hiring Community Adventure Program Instructors. The Cottonwood Institute is looking or an inspiring and passionate educator and well rounded outdoor professional who can learn quickly, teach with integrity, and work autonomously. Deadline to apply is July 5. Cottonwood Institute
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Public Lands Outreach Coordinator in Denver. The Outreach Coordinator’s responsibilities will involve implementing campaigns that bring together local constituencies with the legal, policy, and communications expertise as well as developing other resources on which local campaigns can draw. Success requires collaborative work with organizations and individuals regionally and nationally. The Wilderness Society
  • Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance is seeking a Latino Community Organizer in Salt Lake City. The overall goal of the Latino Community Organizer is to broaden SUWA’s base of support to reflect the changing demographic of the American public by building Latino community support in Utah, ultimately laying the foundation for Latino activism on our issues across the country. Last day to apply is June 30. Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
  • New Mexico Wildlife Center is seeking a Wildlife Education Coordinator. The Wildlife Education Coordinator (WEC) will assist the Science & Education Director with development of all aspects of NMWC’s wildlife education programs and will be the primary program presenter. Last day to apply is June 30. New Mexico Wildlife Center
  • USDA – National Wildlife Research Center in Utah is seeking a Biological Science Technician (Wildlife). Last day to apply is June 30. USDA – National Wildlife Research Center
  • Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter is looking for people for the following unpaid internships: Web Design, Filmmaker, Storyteller, Event and Outreach, Administrative and Communications, Social Media and Digital Content, Press and Media. Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • The Wilderness Society is seeking a Policy and Planning Specialist in Denver. The Policy and Planning Specialist would assist in efforts to defend public land laws, policies and conservation designations from rollbacks, with a focus on national monuments and the Bureau of Land Management’s National Conservation Lands, coordinating closely with our Parks and Public Lands Defense campaign, particularly field operations. The Wilderness Society
  • Earthjustice is hiring a staff scientist to join their team of public interest advocates working to protect America’s wildlife from the range of threats facing them, including fossil fuel development, mining, logging, and other threats. The position will be based in either in Denver or Bozeman. Earthjustice
  • Wilderness Workshop is hiring a summer intern. Primary duties will be helping to plan and organize special events, helping to coordinate the Artist in Wilderness Residency program, providing administrative support for membership programs, and engaging in conservation advocacy. Wilderness Workshop

Volunteer Positions:

  • 7/7 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a seed collection day. Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Often times, native seeds are not available commercially. Volunteers will help increase the availability of native seed by hand collecting a variety of species. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 7/8 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers and Boulder County Parks and Open Space on July 8th as they return to the site of WRV’s first project! Back in 1999, 20 volunteers restored a stretch of shoreline at Pella Crossing. Some of the ponds saw significant damage during the 2013 flood. Volunteers will be replanting native wetland vegetation to improve habitat and protect the shoreline against future disturbances. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 7/12 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a seed collection day. Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Often times, native seeds are not available commercially. Volunteers will help increase the availability of native seed by hand collecting a variety of species. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 7/22 – Youth and families from around Lafayette will be joining Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a fun day spent outside along the Coal Creek Trail. Volunteers will be weed warriors, pulling out invasive teasel and lambsquarter. They’ll also get a chance to plant native species to provide cover and restore these areas. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 7/22 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a seed collection day. Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Often times, native seeds are not available commercially. Volunteers will help increase the availability of native seed by hand collecting a variety of species. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 7/28 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a seed collection day. Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Often times, native seeds are not available commercially. Volunteers will help increase the availability of native seed by hand collecting a variety of species. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 8/9 – Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers for a seed collection day. Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Often times, native seeds are not available commercially. Volunteers will help increase the availability of native seed by hand collecting a variety of species. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Colorado Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign – an initiative calling on mayors, regardless of political parties, from big cities and small towns to support a vision of 100% clean and renewable energy in their cities, towns, and communities, and across the country. Colorado Sierra Club
  • Ongoing – Volunteer for the Keep it Cool campaign – an action to empower people to encourage retailers on Main Streets all across America to close their doors to wasting energy. Sign up with them if you are interested in mobilizing participants and helping them spread the word about efforts in your community. Keep it Cool
  • Ongoing – Join The Wilderness Society’s Stop Wilderness Attacks By Trump (S.W.A.T) Team to get the weekly newsletter, the S.W.A.T. list, get the facts, take action, and spread the word. The Wilderness Society

Actions:

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and tell the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject the Jordan Cove-Pacific Connector project which threatens our national heritage, our communities, and our climate. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell the Forest Service to reject Arch Coal’s plan to bulldoze roads, drill exploratory wells and lease coal within the Sunset Roadless area. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Secretary Zinke no fossil fuel development in the Marianas Trench. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association by urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to protect Craters of the Moon and all our national monuments. Be sure to send your personalized comments by July 10, 2017. National Parks Conservation Association
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and write a short message of support for one of the twenty-seven monuments under review. If you have personal experiences with any of the threatened national monuments, please include those in your message. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to tell the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to protect our forests and climate from fossil fuels. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado to tell the US Forest Service that they should reject the proposed expansion of Arch Coal’s West Elk Coal Mine within the Sunset Roadless Area of the Gunnison National Forest. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and ask your Senators to stop Jeff Holmstead from getting the #2 job at the EPA. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and tell the administration and Congress to fight for migratory birds and support a new rule to strengthen MBTA enforcement and support an incidental take permitting system. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell UNESCO to protect our World Heritage sites from fossil fuels. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the National Marine Fisheries Service to deny seismic survey companies’ applications for Incidental Harassment Authorizations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Protect ocean wildlife. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Interior Secretary Zinke that the Greater Yellowstone grizzlies must continue to be protected and to stop these attacks on wildlife. Sierra Club
  • Take action with World Wildlife Federation to tell Administrator Pruitt and Acting Region 10 Administrator Pirzadeh to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine. World Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell Kroger to save bees and our food systems by reducing the use of the toxic chemicals neonics. Friends of the Earth

Old actions:

  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to tell Secretary Zinke not to dismantle our national monuments and put everything we love at risk. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of Interior, no drilling, mining, or logging in Grand Canyon Parashant. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Water for Colorado to tell the governor why Colorado’s rivers are important to the future of our beautiful state. Water for Colorado
  • Take action with Adam Schneider and ask Governor Hickenlooper to be bold and join the Climate Alliance to show the entire world that our great state of Colorado refuses to be dragged onto the wrong side of history. Change.org
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell Governors and Mayors across the country to take strong action on climate. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and tell Interior Secretary Zinke and your representatives that you are opposed to weakening conservation measures for Greater sage-grouse. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with the Endangered Species Coalition and submit your comment in support of real wolf recovery and against the USFWS plan to give up on wild wolves. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action and tell the 194 countries committed to the Paris Agreement that you’re still in. #IAmStillIn
  • Take action with American Rivers and tell Congress to oppose hydropower policies that are really power grabs by the energy companies. American Rivers
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to protect our public lands. Sierra Club
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and send a message to Secretary Zinke and Trump to let them know that Americans will not stand for the removal of protections from Bears Ears National Monument. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell Secretary Zinke to protect our national parks and monuments. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Secretary Zinke no drilling, mining, or logging in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and urge your members of Congress to support S. 793 and H.R. 1456, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017, and put an end to the US commercial shark fin trade. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with EarthJustice to urge your Congressperson to co-sponsor legislation that keeps our oceans off-limits to offshore drilling. EarthJustice
  • Take action with EarthJustice to fight Administrator Scott Pruitt’s toxic water rollback. EarthJustice
  • Take action with EarthJustice to tell Pruitt and Acting Regional Administrator Pirzadeh to stop the largest open-pit mine in North America from being built. EarthJustice
  • Take action with EarthJustice to urge Interior Secretary Zinke to protect our national monuments. EarthJustice
  • Take action with Sierra Club to tell Interior Secretary Zinke the public has already spoken and we want Colorado’s public lands protected for generations to come. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Trump administration to replace NAFTA with a deal that’s good for people and the planet. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and ask Governor Hickenlooper to continue in the Paris Climate Agreement. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell your senators to oppose Senator Barrasso’s bill and all efforts to rewrite the ESA. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Audubon and write to your members of Congress to urge them to keep the Arctic Refuge out of the budget process. Audubon
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of the Interior no drilling, no mining, no logging in Mojave Trails National Monument. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and speak out to show the world that Americans don’t want to see more coal mining at the expense of our climate. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and thank your representative for cosponsoring the Government by the People Act. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund to tell your members of Congress to protect wildlife and people and work swiftly with congressional colleagues to find solutions and address a changing climate. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy to tell Congress and the White House that the U.S. must stand strong on climate change. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund to stop the destruction of Monarch Butterfly habitat. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Wildlands Network to submit your comment from now until July 24 to protect one of America’s most endangered animals, the wild red wolf. The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced they would significantly reduce the wild red wolf population. The wild populations now stands between 40-50 wolves. Submit your comment
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell the Department of Interior: no drilling, mining, or logging in Giant Sequoia National Monument. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell Sonny Perdue of the USDA to stop messing with animal welfare protections. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Audubon and urge the Department of the Interior not to undo or limit America’s national monuments. Audubon
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell Secretary Zinke not to put our wildlife and wild places at risk in the name of oil, gas, and coal – protect our national monuments. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell your members of Congress a message that Colorado’s sportsmen and women expect public lands to stay in public hands, and urge them to oppose any effort to sell or transfer the foundation of our sporting heritage. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and sign the petition to urge the Colorado Water Conservation Board to stop diverting water from West Slope rivers. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and send your message to protect National Monuments under threat. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance to demand that the Canyons of the Ancients remain fully protected. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and ask your congressional representatives to defend against any budget-related attacks on the Arctic Refuge. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell Secretary Zinke that you want our monuments to remain protected. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge your Senator to establish more sustainable funding for our state parks. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and send a letter to the US Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement telling them to shut down the San Juan coal mine and generating station. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Sierra Club and ask your mayor to support a 100% clean, renewable energy future and add their name to the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy endorsement letter. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell your Senator to vote NO on giving $800 million to Big Oil. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society to ask your senators to REJECT Trump-led anti-park attacks. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to step up and reject any efforts to drill off our coasts. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell Secretary Zinke to protect national monuments as they are currently designated. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association and express your opposition to the Congressional bill to kill Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). COSEIA
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell the BLM oil and gas development shouldn’t be prioritized over other uses on public lands like recreation and conservation.Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and thank Senator Gardner for introducing legislation to permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which disperses millions of dollars to Colorado’s open spaces. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action to tell your members of Congress to oppose destructive budget cuts and support real, robust funding for wildlife conservation and environmental protection. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund to urge Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to protect public lands and stand up for our nation’s wildlife. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to ask Congress to stop wasting precious taxpayer dollars on killing our nation’s wildlife through the Wildlife Services. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Sierra Club and message Trump and Secretary Zinke that most Americans oppose their actions on coal. Sierra Club
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action fund to stop the destruction of monarch habitat. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and ask Senator Cory Gardner to oppose any action to open the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take Action with Western Environmental Law Center to ask Governor Hickenlooper to terminate the predator control program with Wildlife Services and protect the native wildlife and public health of Colorado. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund: stop the loss of national parks, forests, monuments, and wildlife refuges. Tell Congress to back off and change course. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and ask Scott Tipton to vote “no” on HR 232 and HR 1348 to protect our forests and wilderness areas. One bill will allow states to purchase up to two million acres of national forests; the other would undermine the wilderness act. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy to tell White House and Congress that you oppose rollbacks of US climate action. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund: Protect Wildlife, Oppose Climate Rollbacks. Send a message to your Senators and Representatives to oppose any rollback in measures that address climate change, and to support efforts that protect people and wildlife from environmental harm. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and ask the BLM and Forest Service to reject North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan and fracking on our public lands. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and sign the petition to defend endangered winter steelhead. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) you support jaguar recovery efforts wherever there is potential habitat in the US. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition to stop the attack on the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and call Rep Scott Tipton to tell him that transferring law enforcement on public lands to local sheriff’s departments is a bad idea, and will likely result in laws not being enforced. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell the Trump administration that you don’t want your public lands to be handed over to Peabody Energy. Tell Trump that Americans, not coal executives, come first. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Wolf Conservation Center and oppose legislation slated to permanently delist wolves in four states and allow trophy hunting of wolves to resume within the states. Wolf Conservation Center
  • Take action with Water for Colorado to ask Governor Hickenlooper to protect Colorado’s Rivers. Water for Colorado
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and send a letter-to-the-editor of your local newspaper to demonstrate support for the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition by speaking out in your home town. Find a town hall event near you and speak about your support for the Endangered Species Act. Be sure to let Endangered Species Coalition know you are speaking out and check out their site for additional resources. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to vote no on HJ Res 46 that would roll back the National Park Service’s ability to regulate oil and gas drilling in National Parks. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell the Senate not to re-open areas of the Arctic for oil and gas drilling. Friends of the Earth
  • Sign Rocky Mountain Wild’s petition asking the BLM to protect critical habitat for Gunnison sage-grouse. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy to urge Congress to stand up for permanent reauthorization and full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund today for bison and all of the species that are critical to our natural spaces. The Nature Conservancy
  • A letter campaign from WildEarth Guardians to ask Governor Hickenlooper to lead the way on climate and reduce carbon emissions. WildEarth Guardians

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