Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

March for Science
Thank you to everyone who came by our March for Science booth and signed postcards for #StandWithGunny and signed up for our citizen science projects!

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 Chris at chris@rockymountainwild.org.

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Events, Conferences, & Opportunities:

  • Through 6/2 Lone Tree – Becoming Butterflies. Becoming Butterflies is a fascinating look at some of the world’s most captivating insects throughout their entire life cycle. A successful journey means overcoming natural enemies, evading predators and transforming from a tiny egg to creeping caterpillar to delicate winged flyer. Learn how butterflies impact our lives and the role we play in their survival. CU Denver
  • 4/21 Evergreen – Evergreen Country Day is proud to serve as host for Mountainfilm on Tour on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, along with our own Mountain Student Film Festival on Saturday April 21 preceding the Saturday evening program. We hope you will join us for a special weekend of documentary films that will explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art, and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Evergreen Country Day
  • 4/21 Golden – Workshop: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life. Through lessons, as well as student assignments, the student will gain a good practical understanding of their own Energy Usage and its Carbon / Climate Consequences. Paths to energy usage transformation will be developed By and For each participant, based upon their own personal Energy Usage data and lifestyle. Colorado Renewable Energy Society
  • 4/21 Denver – Join Colorado Public Television 12 and Colorado Environmental Film Festival for CEFF shorts and Q&A for Earth Day! CPT12
  • 4/21 Denver – Join The Nature Conservancy for RiverSweep 2018. We’re excited once again to sponsor The Greenway Foundation’s annual RiverSweep. Volunteers of all ages will help Denver Parks and Recreation by picking up trash, removing weeds + other plant debris, repairing trails, painting park fixtures, and getting our parks ready for summer! The Nature Conservancy
  • 4/21 Boulder – Spring Migration Bird Walk. Join volunteer naturalists to explore the joys of bird watching during prime migration season! Learn tips for recognizing different types of birds, including songbirds, ducks and waterfowl, wading birds, raptors, and more. Please be prepared for a slow-paced walk of up to 2 miles. Boulder County Parks & Open Space
  • 4/21 Denver – 2018 Sierra Club’s Colorado Earth Day. Colorado Earth Day will feature live music by The Broadcast, a soulful Americana rock group from Asheville North Carolina, yoga presented by Hanuman Festival with Gina Caputo – Yogini On The Loose, a beer garden, guest speakers, vendors & local merchandise, as well as thousands of motivated individuals looking to make a difference for the Earth! Sierra Club
  • 4/21 Boulder – Environmental History of the High Rockies. In this CU on the Weekend lecture, Thomas Andrews will explore the deep history of human-environment interactions in the Colorado River headwaters region of Rocky Mountain National Park from the end of the last ice age through the present day. By examining the successive stories of indigenous peoples, American miners and homesteaders, and federal land managers, we will trace the far-reaching social, economic and ecological forces that have molded the present of the Kawuneeche Valley…and its imperiled future, too. University of Colorado Boulder
  • 4/21 Denver – RiverSweep 2018. Join The Nature Conservancy’s volunteer team at RiverSweep! We’re excited once again to sponsor The Greenway Foundation’s annual RiverSweep. Volunteers of all ages will help Denver Parks and Recreation by picking up trash, removing weeds + other plant debris, repairing trails, painting park fixtures, and getting our parks ready for summer! The Nature Conservancy
  • 4/21 Arvada – Eco Crafts with Kids to Celebrate Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day with some creative sustainable crafts! Bring your own reusable materials if you have them. For ages 6-12. Majestic View Nature Center
  • 4/21 Briggsdale – The Pawnee National Grassland is a birder’s and wildflower enthusiast’s paradise. The more than 190,000 acres hosts an amazing array of birds, wildflowers, plants and animals that fills the prairie with song and sights to behold. The trip leader is led by the “Nunn Guy” (Gary Lefko). The trip begins at 7:30 AM at the Nunn Café parking lot. Colorado Birder
  • 4/21 Brighton – Bird Conservancy of the Rockies 30th Anniversary Celebration. Join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and celebrate 30 years of conserving birds and their habitat. Enjoy guided bird walks, bird banding, live raptor presentations, and educational activity for kids and adults, followed by lunch and cake. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
  • 4/22 Boulder – Nature for Kids & Parents: Prairie Dog Town.Meet Debora Martin, volunteer naturalist at the Cottonwood trailhead for an adventure into the prairie dog ecosystem. Listen for their calls and watch them communicate danger. Look above for the red-tailed hawk, and possibly the coyote on the move! We will observe quietly, and play a game about the prairie dog town. Bring a camera and journal for drawing! Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks
  • 4/22 Boulder – Earth Day Tree Planting. Join us for an amazing day of planting trees and restoring an area that was affected by a major forest fire. Afterwards there will food & snacks provided, and then post-planting drinks at one of Boulder’s great microbreweries – details to follow! One Tree Planted
  • 4/22 Durango – This Earth Day discover the beauty of Asian Elephants and learn how their future is in jeopardy. Embark with actress Ashley Bell ‏on a daring 48-hour mission, 500 miles across Thailand to rescue a 70-year old captive Asian elephant and bring her to freedom. Love & Bananas
  • 4/22 Fort Collins – This Earth Day discover the beauty of Asian Elephants and learn how their future is in jeopardy. Embark with actress Ashley Bell ‏on a daring 48-hour mission, 500 miles across Thailand to rescue a 70-year old captive Asian elephant and bring her to freedom. Larimer Humane Society
  • 4/24 Denver – The Man from 9 Dimensions. From the world of elementary particles to the farthest reaches of the universe, journey beyond dimensions in the full-dome planetarium show The Man from 9 Dimensions. Based on the latest scientific data and theory, director Takashi Shimizu, the guru of Japanese horror movies, visualizes the world as theoretical physicists see it. Follow a group of scientists as they pursue a being named T.o.E., short for “Theory of Everything.” They move through space and time searching for the ultimate goal of physics—to describe all natural phenomena by a single, consistent theory. After the show, Ka Chun Yu, curator of space science, will help you unpack the science. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 4/24 Boulder – Our National Wildlife Refuges: A Region Tour. Colorado is home to six national wildlife refuges, with more than a dozen others within a day’s drive.  Dawn’s presentation will take us on a photographic tour of these very special landscapes with their amazing opportunities for nature photography.  You will learn what wildlife to expect in different refuges, the best seasons to visit each and tips for wildlife photography and travel. Boulder County Audubon Society
  • 4/24 Denver – Don’t be in the Dark: Public Lands’ Contribution to Climate Change. Join with staff from The Wilderness Society for a presentation and discussion of the hidden impacts our public lands have on our changing climate. The Wilderness Society
  • 4/25 Denver – Nerd Nite Denver: Highways, Self-Driving Cars, & Fear. Get down and nerdy with us at next week’s Nerd Nite because learning is more fun when you’re drinking with friends. Nerd Nite Denver
  • 4/25 Denver – The Archaeology of Beer. Join Travis Rupp, instructor of classics at the University of Colorado Boulder and the research and development manager at Avery Brewing Company, to explore the origins of beer production in the ancient Middle East and Egypt and how it expanded during Greek and Roman dominion. Although ancient Greece and Rome boasted the superiority of the grape, beer production and consumption was at the core of diet and nutrition in the Mediterranean dating back to the Bronze Age. Rupp will also highlight his creation of Ales of Antiquity as a beer archaeologist at Avery. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 4/25 Denver – 60 Minutes in Space. Go “behind the stories” in space science using the best images and animation available to help understand new developments. Seating is limited to first come, first served. Please use the main entrance on the North side of the Museum. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 4/25 Denver – Senate Houserock: AKA Schoolhouse Rock for Adults. Is our current political rollercoaster making you queazy? With the crisis de jour changing more frequently than your socks it is hard to know where to focus your effort and or to understand best ways to influence your elected official. Join us on April 25th, to identify the most effective ways to contact and influence your legislators. We will have Spanish language translation during this event. The Alliance Center
  • 4/26 Denver – Join Sierra Club for a drink and learn how to defend the dunes. In southern Colorado lies a sea of dunes nestled beneath snow capped mountains known as Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Less than 5 miles away from the park’s eastern boundary, the Trump Administration is preparing to sell off drilling rights on 18,000 acres in Huerfano County. You can help to stop this attack on our public lands. Sierra Club
  • 4/27-28 Cortez – This is a multi-day trip to Soutwest Colorado, centering on Cortez for Lucy’s Warbler, Acorn Woodpecker, Gray Flycatcher, Black-throated Sparrow, and Gray Vireo. This trip will involve considerable driving and hiking. Denver Field Ornithologists
  • 4/28 Fort Collins – Birding at Poudre River and Poudre Canyon. We will start by visiting the Firestone Gravel Quarry to look for waterbirds and then travel up to Fort Collins. We will visit the CSU Environmental Learning Center, Prospect Ponds, and then move up into the Poudre Canyon with stops in the canyon on the way up to Cameron Pass. We should see a wide variety of plains birds, riparian birds, water birds, and mountain birds. Denver Field Ornithologists
  • 4/28 Boulder – Birding at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat/Sawhill. We’ll walk 1-3 miles on level ground. Bring binoculars, snacks, and water. We will look at waterfowl and migrating shorebirds at the lakes at Walden and Sawhill Open Space areas. Denver Field Ornithologists
  • 4/29 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 4/29 Westminster – Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network Training. Butterfly Pavilion has joined 11 other US states & regions in using citizen science to monitor the trends & fluctuations of butterfly populations. Training teaches volunteers to identify 25 common species. For more info & to register, email Pavilion Lepidopterist Sarah Garrett sgarrett@butterflies.org.
  • 5/1 Boulder – Colorado’s Putting the Public in Public Lands Summit is a one-day conference and visioning workshop designed to bring together those who are most affected by public lands decisions throughout Colorado. Hosted by CU Boulder’s Masters of the Environment Program and the Center for the American West, this event will provide a collaborative space where participants work together to develop strategies that support an inclusive agenda for public lands decision-making in a state with diverse values and interests. CU Boulder
  • 5/3 Denver – Rocky Mountain Green. Hosted by USGBC Colorado, the annual Rocky Mountain Green conference unites hundreds of industry leaders, experts and professionals to inspire, connect and advance sustainable building within the region. US Green Building Council
  • 5/3 Denver – switch12. Get ready… switch~ is rolling back to The Alliance Center this spring! switch~ is a fun, fast-paced event about sharing sustainable energy ideas. The presentation concept is TEDx style, where speakers have just a few minutes to present and inspire the audience about their topic. The Alliance Center
  • 5/3 & 5/5 Louisville – The Surprising and Beautiful World of Lichens. Come be amazed by the biology and beauty of these fascinating communities of organisms that, working as a team, can live in places most other life fears to tread. You’ll learn about the anatomy, growth forms, and chemistry of lichens, and then we’ll go outside to study examples in the field. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/4 Denver – WildEarth Guardians’ annual Howling Affair. Join us for our annual gathering to celebrate our victories and embrace our challenges. We will strengthen our community and fan the flames of love and outrage that fuel our work. WildEarth Guardians’ Sarah McMillan will speak about her first year as Conservation Director and update us on current campaign work. WildEarth Guardians
  • 5/4-5/6 Lake Pueblo – Colorado Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Annual Meeting. Friday – educational workshops on herpetofauna inventory and monitoring; target audience is agencies and consultants, but all welcome; Saturday – general meeting with Keynote speaker Dr. Sean Graham, herp quiz, photo contest, Social and Auction; Sunday – The Herping Games – half-day BioBlitz. Colorado Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
  • 5/5 Steamboat Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Carpenter Ranch Stewardship Day. Grab your work gloves and head out to the ranch. We’re preparing to open for the season and we need your help! Volunteers will help with trail maintenance, facility and grounds as well as garden maintenance. The Nature Conservancy
  • 5/7 Aurora – Moms & Mayors Local Leadership for Clean Air. We’re inviting moms, families and our local elected officials to come together on May 7th for our first ever city-wide Mama Summit. Together, we’ll work with our local officials and Mayor Steve Hogan to build a healthier, safer, and cleaner Aurora for the sake of our kids. The goal of this day of action is to amplify the message of fighting for clean air and protecting children’s health; we will hear from local elected officials who are taking necessary actions on climate and clean air in the absence of federal leadership through local means of governance. Moms Clean Air Force
  • 5/8 Denver – Planet of Microbes. In his book Planet of Microbes, Ted Anton reveals the most recent discoveries about microbes, tiny living organisms we cannot see with the naked eye. Microbes were Earth’s first lifeforms, early anaerobic inhabitants that created the air we breathe. Today they live, invisible and seemingly invincible, everywhere. For years, we considered them as little more than our enemies, but microbes may hold the answers to some of science’s most pressing questions about life on our planet. Anton spent years interviewing and collaborating with the determined scientists who hope to harness the work of microbes. He will breaks down the science and share incredible behind-the-scenes stories of the research taking place, from microbreweries to Mars. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 5/9-11 Breckenridge – Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Partners in the Outdoors Conference provides a platform to network, collaborate, and create initiatives that connect coalitions of organizations, agencies, schools, businesses, and communities. At this one-of-a-kind conference, we work together to advance outdoor recreation, education, and conservation. Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • 5/9-11 Boulder – Photography: Technique, Philosophy and Practice. The art and craft of photography involves seven essential ingredients, which we’ll explore in this intermediate level workshop: Learning to See, Equipment, Exposing Properly, Focusing Carefully, Composing Thoughtfully, Understanding Color, and Looking at Prints. Three are craft techniques which are easy to learn and become second nature. Four involve aesthetics, emotions, and philosophy, which can challenge and intrigue one for a lifetime. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/10, 5/12, 6/2 Boulder & Chatfield – Warblers on the Front Range. The Front Range hosts at least 8 species of breeding warblers, and up to 20 species may be seen here during migration. Class members will study the songs of breeding species and learn to read their sonograms. We’ll focus on identification, song, behavior and the habitat preferences of our breeding warblers, but we will also discuss the evolution, biology and migration of all North American warblers. We’ll also discuss the conservation status of these long-distance migrants in their South American winter ranges, where current research projects demonstrate the success of shade-grown coffee plantations in halting the population decline of many species. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/12 Steamboat Springs – Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with the Nature Conservancy and The Yampa Valley Birding Club as we welcome our feathered friends back to the Yampa Valley. Join a two- hour guided bird walk on The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch through the unique cottonwood forest, home to over 150 species of migrating and nesting birds. The Nature Conservancy
  • 5/13-19 Front Range – Rocky Mountain Wild will host the second Colorado Endangered Species Week, May 13-19, 2018, with the national Endangered Species Day occurring on May 18 and Colorado Public Lands Day occurring on May 19. During this week, Rocky Mountain Wild and our partners will be organizing speakers, films, fundraisers, and other activities along the Front Range, with major events occurring in Boulder and Denver. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 5/14 Golden – Back from the Brink: the Story of the Black-footed Ferret. One day in 1981 a dog named Shep made an amazing discovery – the black-footed ferret, which was thought to be extinct, was actually still surviving in a small colony near Cody, Wyoming. Chamois Andersen of Defenders of Wildlife will relate tales of how conservationists, ranchers, and citizens have brought this species back from the brink to become an emblem of survival. Learn how you can become part of this environmental success story. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 5/15, 5/29, 8/5 Boulder – Grassland Ecology. Camp under a full moon on the shortgrass prairie of northeastern Colorado and learn about native grasses, grassland birds and insects, and the evolutionary ecology of this “land where the sky began.” After a hike at Crow Valley CG (an e-bird hotspot), we’ll overnight in a remote part of Pawnee National Grassland. In August, we’ll take a close-up look at grassland butterflies and insects on a morning stroll at South Boulder Creek State Natural Area, which features a mosaic of wet meadows and native grasses, including a remnant of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. Participants can rendezvous with Steve in the Sandhills of Nebraska in fall to experience the last expanse of uninterrupted prairie in N. America. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/16 Boulder – From Cragging to Crittering: A Climber’s Journey into Wildlife Photography. Join photographer James Beissel for a tour through Colorado’s amazing ecosystems and learn about our state’s most imperiled mammals. Hear the stories of the Canada lynx, the river otter, the black-footed ferret, and the wolverine, and learn what you can do to help these incredible animals. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 5/16 Denver – Wild Stories – Celebrating the Lands Belonging to Us All will be an evening of storytelling highlighting the diversity of people working to protect our public lands. We’ll have speakers from the following organizations telling their story of why they’ve chosen to work toward the protection of our public lands. Conservation Colorado
  • 5/17 Denver – Wild I-70 Launch Party. Join the scientists, musicians, artists, and visionaries behind the Wild I-70 Audio Tour as we celebrate the launch of this groundbreaking project. Wild I-70 uses quirky stories, unusual facts, and science to introduce travelers on I-70 to the wildlife and wild places beyond their windshield. You’ll be able to listen to sample segments in our listening booth, meet with Colorado musicians who donated tunes to this project, and see photos of some of the amazing wildlife who live along the mountain corridor. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 5/17 Denver – The Science Lounge: Urban Homestead. From canning to kombucha home brew, get the practical science of homesteading while locked in a cityscape. Get your hands dirty with gardening advice and learn how to grow your own dinner, pluck your own breakfast, and milk your own goat … okay, maybe just pet the goat. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 5/19 Basalt – Public Lands Day Celebration and Hike and Happy Hour. What better way to celebrate your public lands than taking a hike with friends? Two years ago, State Senator Kerry Donovan sponsored a bill recognizing May 20th as Colorado Public Lands Day, and it passed into law! This year will mark the second annual celebration of what we hope will become a wonderful statewide tradition of honoring our public lands. Wilderness Workshop
  • 5/19 Canon City – Beaver Creek Wilderness Study Area Hike. Take a guided hike in the Beaver Creek Wilderness Study Area near Canon City. This isolated BLM land has been proposed for wilderness designation by Representative DeGette in her Colorado Wilderness Act! You will also learn about lynx reintroduction, possible gray wolf reintroduction, as well as other rare and endangered species in the area. Space is limited. Contact Karl Ford at earthford@aol.com
  • 5/19 Steamboat Springs – Join a two-hour guided bird walk along the Yampa River led by resident birding expert Nancy Merrill and The Yampa Valley Birding Club. Meet at The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch visitor center. Enjoy an easy walk through the unique cottonwood forest, home to over 150 species of migrating and nesting birds. The Nature Conservancy
  • 5/19 Evergreen -Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day by building a sustainable trail in Evergreen’s Dedisse Park! On this 100-person project, volunteers ages 14+ will work in small groups of 8-10 people to create a new section of trail that will direct users away from the many “social trails” in the park, which lead people off designated trails and damage the environment. In addition to building the trail, volunteers will also work to close these social trails by laying down woodstraw mulch and native seeds in order to bring the area back to its natural state. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • 5/19 Longmont – Volunteer in Boulder County: Remove Mediterranean Sage. Left unchecked, Colorado’s Mediterranean Sage weed aggressively invades grasslands, reduces native plant populations, and degrades wildlife habitat and the overall health of prairie ecosystems. In celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day, we need 30 volunteers (age 10 and up) to search for and dig up plants on Boulder County Open Space Lands north of Boulder and west of Longmont. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • 5/19 Durango – Colorado Public Lands Day Party in Durango. Come celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day with live music, food, local beer, and lots of dancing! Colorado Public Lands Day
  • 5/19-20 Crestone – Camp and Volunteer in the San Luis Valley. Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day on this signature Family Camping project, which offers something for everyone, including individuals and volunteers of all abilities. Tasks range from light shoveling and raking to moving large rocks and building structures for those interested in a more challenging experience. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • 5/26 Steamboat Springs – Join a two-hour guided bird walk on the Yampa River Preserve led by resident birding expert Nancy Merrill and The Yampa Valley Birding Club. Enjoy an easy walk along the river through a globally rare cottonwood forest, home to over 150 nesting and migrating birds. The Nature Conservancy
  • 5/30 Denver – 60 Minutes in Space. Go “behind the stories” in space science using the best images and animation available to help understand new developments. Seating is limited to first come, first served. Please use the evening entrance on the west side of the Museum. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 5/31 Denver – Digital Earth: The Turkana Basin. With the help of immersive satellite imagery, travel to Africa and uncover the home of early human ancestors in the Turkana Basin with space scientist Ka Chun Yu and geologist Bob Raynolds. Made popular by famous anthropologists like Richard Leakey, Raynolds will discuss his fieldwork in the area with a team from Stony Brook University studying the rich fossil history and geology of the region. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 5/31 Denver – Join Conservation Colorado for Rebel with a Cause. Join us as we honor two groups at the forefront of public lands protection — the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition and Utah Diné Bikéyah. Rebel with a Cause
  • 6/1 Boulder – “A Really BIG Night” with Ted Floyd. The Boulder birding community knows Ted as a consummate ornithologist, erudite writer and master of birdsong.  This trip will take place right after the full moon, so you will have good lighting later in the evening.  You will be birding at a great time for hearing and possibly seeing owls and will be surprised how many other families of birds call during the night. Boulder County Audubon Society
  • 6/2 Steamboat Springs – Join a two-hour guided bird walk on the Yampa River Preserve, led by resident birding expert Nancy Merrill and The Yampa Valley Birding Club. Enjoy an easy walk through a globally rare cottonwood forest, home to over 150 species of migrating and nesting birds. The Nature Conservancy
  • 6/3 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 6/5 Denver – Denver Botanic Gardens SCFD Community Free Day at York Street. Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 6/5, 6/9 Boulder, CO – Did you ever ask yourself, “Wow, what was that bird?” This class will help you answer that question. We will study the twenty most common bird species found in Boulder County between 5,000 – 7,500 feet in elevation. You’ll learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. We will also explore which bird occurs in which habitat. With a little practice, you’ll be able to recognize a specific habitat, make your best guess about what birds should be there, and then identify them by sight, sound, or both. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 6/6 Denver – The Dead Sea Scrolls. Denver is fortunate to have a renowned local Dead Sea Scrolls scholar, Alison Schofield, associate professor of Hebrew Bible and Judaic studies at the University of Denver. She is recognized internationally for her scholarship of the scrolls and was recently entrusted with leading an extensive multiyear project to create a new translation, edition, and commentary on the charter text of the Dead Sea Scrolls, entitled “The Community Rule.” She has published extensively and participated with other preeminent scholars around the world to address many of the central questions related to the scrolls and some of the mysteries that still surround them. Join Schofield for an engaging evening as she shares stories from her research and fieldwork in Qumran. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 6/8 Colorado Springs – Reestablishing the Gray Wolf To Western Colorado lecture, open discussion, and silent auction. Meet and greet with wolves, attend a lecture with Mike Phillips, a biologist who was instrumental in the return of gray wolves to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, view three of RMWP’s short films, all while bidding on the silent auction! The auction will also take place online. Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
  • 6/16 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • 6/20 Lakewood – Come and celebrate the Summer Solstice with a rousing summer concert in the park. Join with your friends from throughout the solar industry as we celebrate our successes and work to build for the future. COSEIA
  • 6/22, 6/23 Boulder – Asters, Brasses, and Grasses. Three of the most difficult and largest plant families are the Asteraceae (asters), Brassicaceae (mustards), and Poaceae (grasses). They may be challenging, but a working knowledge of just these three will allow you to identify one of every eight plants in the world! At our indoor session we’ll cover the recognition characters, specific terminology, and morphological characteristics you will encounter when keying out members of these families. In the field we’ll dissect flowers, examine their specific parts, and key out plants using Flora of Colorado. Don’t be afraid of these families any longer! We’ll use hand lenses to view parts close-up. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 6/26, 6/30 Boulder – Montane Bird Identification: Visual, Vocal, and Habitat Clues. Did you ever hear a bird and ask, “I wonder what that was?” This class is designed to help you answer that question. In this class we will explore the elevations of 7,500 – 9,000 feet and study twenty different bird species you can find there.You’ll learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. We will also explore which bird occurs in which habitat. With a little practice, you’ll be able to recognize a specific habitat, make your best guess about what birds should be there, and then identify them by sight, sound, or both. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 6/27 Aspen – Join Wilderness Workshop for Wild Feast, an evening to support public lands.Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, live music, a special guest speaker, and a three-course seasonal dinner by Chef Miles Angelo. This unforgettable evening among friends helps support Wilderness Workshop’s conservation programs and public outreach initiatives.
  • 7/5 (Night) Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 7/12, 7/15 Westminster – Front Range Butterflies and Their Habitats. Native butterflies often have specific needs in terms of shelter, larval food plants and nectar. This class will cover butterfly/host plant interactions, life cycles of common species, and how the diversity and structure of a habitat may encourage or discourage different butterfly species. While visiting a few distinct butterfly habitats, both manmade and natural, we’ll also discuss how seasonality plays a role in the butterflies you are likely to see in the Front Range. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 7/14 Fort Collins – Join The Nature Conservancy for Phantom Canyon River Trail Maintenance Day. Volunteers will assist with native plantings, clearing and maintaining the trail corridor along the river. We’ll also implement erosion control infrastructure such as grade work, water bars and cribbing projects. And there may be a need for invasive species removal. The Nature Conservancy
  • 7/19 Denver – Denver Botanic Gardens SCFD Community Free Day at York Street. Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 7/21 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • 7/28 Idaho Falls – Join The Nature Conservancy for South Fork Preserve Stewardship Day. Join Nathan Moyer, The Conservancy’s Southwest Colorado Steward, to help steward the South Fork Preserve! Volunteers will pick up trash along Illium Rd, help control musk thistle, and prune willows along boardwalk. The Nature Conservancy
  • 8/13 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 8/18 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • 8/18 Fort Collins – Join The Nature Conservancy for Phantom Canyon River Trail Maintenance Day. Volunteers will assist with native plantings, clearing and maintaining the trail corridor along the river. We’ll also implement erosion control infrastructure such as grade work, water bars and cribbing projects. And there may be a need for invasive species removal. The Nature Conservancy
  • 9/29 Denver – Denver Botanic Gardens SCFD Community Free Day at York Street. Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 9/12 (Night) Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 9/30 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 10/14 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 11/3 Denver – Denver Botanic Gardens SCFD Community Free Day at York Street. Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 12/9 Denver – Denver Museum of Nature and Science SCFD Community Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars:

  • 5/3 & 5/5 Louisville, CO – The Surprising and Beautiful World of Lichens. Come be amazed by the biology and beauty of these fascinating communities of organisms that, working as a team, can live in places most other life fears to tread. You’ll learn about the anatomy, growth forms, and chemistry of lichens, and then we’ll go outside to study examples in the field. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/5-6 Sedalia, CO – John Fielder Outdoor Photography Spring Workshop. This Workshop offers a highly resourceful educational experience, appropriate for any level of outdoor photographer, but especially for practiced beginners and intermediates. The program consists of a slide-based lecture, field shoots on the majestic pristine property of Cherokee Ranch & Castle, and interactive critique session on participants’ laptop computers. John Fielder’s Colorado
  • 5/10, 5/12, 6/2 Boulder & Chatfield, CO – Warblers on the Front Range. The Front Range hosts at least 8 species of breeding warblers, and up to 20 species may be seen here during migration. Class members will study the songs of breeding species and learn to read their sonograms. We’ll focus on identification, song, behavior and the habitat preferences of our breeding warblers, but we will also discuss the evolution, biology and migration of all North American warblers. We’ll also discuss the conservation status of these long-distance migrants in their South American winter ranges, where current research projects demonstrate the success of shade-grown coffee plantations in halting the population decline of many species. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/15, 5/29, 8/5 Boulder, CO – Grassland Ecology. Camp under a full moon on the shortgrass prairie of northeastern Colorado and learn about native grasses, grassland birds and insects, and the evolutionary ecology of this “land where the sky began.” After a hike at Crow Valley CG (an e-bird hotspot), we’ll overnight in a remote part of Pawnee National Grassland. In August, we’ll take a close-up look at grassland butterflies and insects on a morning stroll at South Boulder Creek State Natural Area, which features a mosaic of wet meadows and native grasses, including a remnant of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. Participants can rendezvous with Steve in the Sandhills of Nebraska in fall to experience the last expanse of uninterrupted prairie in N. America. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 5/18-21 Gunnison River – Join Colorado’s premier landscape photographer, John Fielder, on this exciting Gunnison Gorge 14-mile wilderness rafting journey, below Black Canyon National Park in western Colorado. John Fielder’s Colorado
  • 5/21 Swan Valley, MT – “Wildlife in the West” is a 9 credit, six week experiential field program in Western Montana. The program immerses students in the complexities of wildlife conservation with attention to policy, ecology, and human community issues. We take a case study approach, focusing on wolves, bull trout, Canada lynx, and grizzly bears to examine the realities of wildlife management in working landscapes. The Crown of the Continent is the perfect classroom for learning about emerging solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, solutions that are relevant across the country and the world. Last date to apply is April 1. Swan Valley Connections
  • 5/22-24 Hamilton, MT – Training in Wildlife Handling & Chemical Immobilization. This class is the most extensive chemical immobilization course in North America and includes hand-on labs with live animals. It has been invaluable to college students, state, federal, and tribal wildlife professionals, zoo caretakers, veterinarians, and veterinary technicians. Wildlife Resources
  • 6/5, 6/9 Boulder, CO – Did you ever ask yourself, “Wow, what was that bird?” This class will help you answer that question. We will study the twenty most common bird species found in Boulder County between 5,000 – 7,500 feet in elevation. You’ll learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. We will also explore which bird occurs in which habitat. With a little practice, you’ll be able to recognize a specific habitat, make your best guess about what birds should be there, and then identify them by sight, sound, or both. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 6/22, 6/23 Boulder – Asters, Brasses, and Grasses. Three of the most difficult and largest plant families are the Asteraceae (asters), Brassicaceae (mustards), and Poaceae (grasses). They may be challenging, but a working knowledge of just these three will allow you to identify one of every eight plants in the world! At our indoor session we’ll cover the recognition characters, specific terminology, and morphological characteristics you will encounter when keying out members of these families. In the field we’ll dissect flowers, examine their specific parts, and key out plants using Flora of Colorado. Don’t be afraid of these families any longer! We’ll use hand lenses to view parts close-up. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 6/26, 6/30 Boulder – Montane Bird Identification: Visual, Vocal, and Habitat Clues. Did you ever hear a bird and ask, “I wonder what that was?” This class is designed to help you answer that question. In this class we will explore the elevations of 7,500 – 9,000 feet and study twenty different bird species you can find there.You’ll learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. We will also explore which bird occurs in which habitat. With a little practice, you’ll be able to recognize a specific habitat, make your best guess about what birds should be there, and then identify them by sight, sound, or both. Boulder County Nature Association
  • 7/12, 7/15 Westminster – Front Range Butterflies and Their Habitats. Native butterflies often have specific needs in terms of shelter, larval food plants and nectar. This class will cover butterfly/host plant interactions, life cycles of common species, and how the diversity and structure of a habitat may encourage or discourage different butterfly species. While visiting a few distinct butterfly habitats, both manmade and natural, we’ll also discuss how seasonality plays a role in the butterflies you are likely to see in the Front Range. Boulder County Nature Association

Citizen Science:

  • 4/29 Training in Westminster. Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network Training. Butterfly Pavilion has joined 11 other US states & regions in using citizen science to monitor the trends & fluctuations of butterfly populations. Training teaches volunteers to identify 25 common species. For more info & to register, email Pavilion Lepidopterist Sarah Garrett sgarrett@butterflies.org.
  • May 1 Applications Due. You can help as a citizen scientist by learning to monitor birds and butterflies around Fort Collins. The goal is to collect long-term ecological data that will help support the Nature in the City Strategic Plan to maintain “a connected open space network accessible to the entire community that provides a variety of experiences and functional habitat for people, plants, and wildlife.” City of Fort Collins
  • May 26 Training.Experience urban conservation science first-hand as a Colorado Prairie Dog Squad Citizen Scientist. Learn how you can help in the management and protection of Colorado’s prairies for future generations by collecting scientific data through iNaturalist, or even engaging your own classroom, club, or scout troop in local citizen science. Colorado Prairie Dog Squad
  • Join Grouse Grooves as a citizen scientist! Grouse Grooves uses trail cameras to monitor leks in the hopes of understanding when the birds use the lek, how that differs between leks or throughout the season, to help them determine when these sensitive areas need to be protected. Your science task: classify photos that have been marked as having grouse in them and determine how many male and how many female are present! Bonus: what are those males doing? Grouse Grooves
  • Join Amazo’N’Oil as a citizen scientist! Amazo’N’Oil cameras have recorded thousands of videos of wild animals ingesting oil from oil spills. They need your help to identify which species might be exposed to oil pollution. Amazo’N’Oil
  • Join Journey North as a citizen scientist! Journey North provides an easy entry point to citizen science, with simple protocols, strong online support, and immediate results. Reported sightings are mapped in real-time as waves of migrations move across the continent. People report sightings from the field, view maps, take pictures, and leave comments. Journey North
  • Join Polar Bears International as a Field Ambassador. Field Ambassadors share their knowledge about polar bears with tourists aboard Tundra Buggies® as part of a program designed to nurture leadership in women. They tell stories. They answer questions. And, once they’re back home, they continue to spread the word about sea-ice loss and its effect on polar bears everywhere they can. Polar Bears International
  • Participate in Neighborhood Nestwatch and monitor color-banded birds in your own backyard and report observations to the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. Participants must agree to participate for a minimum of three years, committing approximately one hour of time per week for observation and reporting. Participants must live within 50 miles of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Sites are based on location, property type (urban vs rural) and other factors. There is no experience necessary and training is provided during the initial site visit. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
  • In the CrowdMag project, NOAA will explore whether digital magnetometers built in modern mobile smartphones can be used as scientific instruments. With CrowdMag mobile apps, phones all around the world send magnetometer data to them. At their server, they check the quality of the magnetic data and make data available to the public as aggregate maps and charts. The two long-term goals of this project are to create models of Earth’s time changing magnetic field by combining crowdsourced magnetic data with data collected by ships, aircrafts, and satellites and to map local magnetic noise sources (for e.g. power transformer and iron pipes) to improve accuracy of the magnetic navigation systems. Become a citizen scientist and join their research on the Earth’s geomagnetic field. CrowdMag Project
  • Wildwatch Kenya seeks to count, identify, and track the giraffes in conservation field sites, along with the other animals that share the habitat, to better understand the behavior, movements, and population numbers of the wildlife found there. Citizens scientists are being called to help researchers look through the tens of thousands of photos taken by trail cameras placed in strategic spots throughout the sites. The information gathered from these photos will help them and the local communities develop plans to help save the animals. Wildwatch Kenya
  • Wisconsin Wildlife Watch lets citizen scientists explore never-before-seen camera trap photos of wild animals! Working alongside a University of Wisconsin-Madison science team, citizen scientists take part in valuable ecological research and help ecologists better understand the trends, distribution, and ecosystems of deer, elk, bears, and hares. Wisconsin Wildlife Watch is an effort to monitor forest wildlife year-round across a network of trail cameras. Help identify the animals captured on camera and better understand the distribution and trends of wildlife populations. Wisconsin Wildlife Watch

Jobs and Internships:

  • Defenders of Wildlife is seeking a Staff Attorney.This position requires working knowledge of federal environmental and natural resources law and significant litigation experience.  Primary emphasis is on litigating cases under federal wildlife and natural resources laws to conserve biological diversity, and helping to develop and advance Defenders’ conservation policies. Position open until filled. Defenders of Wildlife
  • The Wilderness Society is seeking a Colorado Plateau Representative. Working with TWS staff and partner organizations, the Representative’s responsibilities will include coordinating with local BLM offices, conservation organizations, individuals, and communities to achieve a more conservation-oriented balance to oil and gas development on public lands and promote policies to reduce methane and other greenhouse gases associated with oil and gas operations on public lands, particularly across the Colorado Plateau. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • Healthier Colorado is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations. The Director of Finance & Operations will be responsible for the financial and human resources portfolio within our small (15-20 employees), but growing non-profit advocacy organization. The successful candidate will be able to thrive within a dynamic environment in which we embrace experimentation, are committed to soberly measuring results, and seek opportunities to learn from both success and failures. Position open until filled. Healthier Colorado
  • Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is seeking an Executive Director.The Executive Director currently manages an annual operating budget of $1.5 million, and a professional staff of 16 people located in two offices, one in Boulder and one in Ft. Collins. The Executive Director also has ultimate responsibility for managing more than 3,500 volunteers on seasonal projects. Position open until filled. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • Defenders of Wildlife is seeking a Rockies & Plains Program Coordinator.This position involves a wide variety of responsibilities for Defenders of Wildlife’s Rockies and Plains Program. Principle responsibilities include providing program, technical, financial, research, and administrative assistance to the Director of the Rockies and Plains Program and other staff in the region (including field program staff as well as legal, outreach, and federal lands staff); and serving as a direct liaison to Defenders’ D.C.–based staff, Defenders’ members, and the general public. Position open until filled. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Conservation Colorado is seeking a Pueblo Community Organizer. Conservation Colorado is seeking a full-time Community Organizer for Protégete, Conservation Colorado’s Latino organizing program. Community Organizers are responsible for recruiting, training and organizing Latino volunteers on critical environmental issues facing Colorado and the nation. Last date to apply is April 23, 2018. Conservation Colorado
  • Conservation Colorado is seeking a Front Range Field Organizer. Conservation Colorado is seeking a full-time Field Organizer to assist with our organizing on the Front Range, focused primarily in Adams County. This person will actively seek out and cultivate relationships with members of the public and partner groups to achieve conservation wins in Colorado on primarily climate and energy issues, as well as public lands protections and water issues. Last date to apply is April 25, 2018. Conservation Colorado
  • Hawks Aloft, Inc is seeking a Songbird Field Technician in New Mexico. Hawks Aloft, Inc., a New Mexico non-profit organization, seeks an enthusiastic field assistant for studies measuring avian abundance and species richness relative to different land management strategies and habitat types in riparian woodland, coniferous forest, and pinyon/juniper woodland in New Mexico. Last date to apply is May 1, 2018. Hawks Aloft
  • Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking a Wildlife Technician I for Bat Monitoring. Successful applicants will work as a 2-member team to survey for and monitor bats in the Division of Wildlife Resources’ Southern Region. Field duties involve capture of bats using mist nets; handling, measurement and identification of bats; use of recording equipment to collect bat vocalizations; data collection, recording, reporting and management. Standard protocols are in effect and must be followed. Last date to apply is May 1, 2018. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
  • Conservation Colorado is seeking 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. Last date to apply is May 16. Conservation Colorado

Volunteer Positions:

  • April 21 Denver, CO – Join The Nature Conservancy for RiverSweep 2018. We’re excited once again to sponsor The Greenway Foundation’s annual RiverSweep. Volunteers of all ages will help Denver Parks and Recreation by picking up trash, removing weeds + other plant debris, repairing trails, painting park fixtures, and getting our parks ready for summer! The Nature Conservancy
  • 4/22 Boulder – Earth Day Tree Planting. Join us for an amazing day of planting trees and restoring an area that was affected by a major forest fire. Afterwards there will food & snacks provided, and then post-planting drinks at one of Boulder’s great microbreweries – details to follow! One Tree Planted
  • Apply by April 22 – Volunteer with Boulder County Parks and Open Space and become a Walker Ranch Living History Volunteer. Help visitors travel back in time to an 1880s ranch in the mountains. Learn fun and easy living history demonstrations to share at special events and weekday school field trips. This is your chance to be a pioneer and give visitors an appreciation for the area’s past: dress in period costume, cook on a wood stove, give tours, chop wood, make shingles, churn butter, and do laundry with a washboard! Boulder County Parks and Open Space
  • April 28 Denver – Volunteer for Cottonwood Institute’s 13th Annual Base Camp Bash “With a New Orleans Twist” at Great Divide Brewing Company’s RiNo Event Space. Volunteers get a free ticket and all the food, drink, and fun you can manage. Please email with first and second choices as to your role and phone number. Volunteer roles include set-up, host/hostess, check-in crew, check out crew, CI programs rep, zero-waste hero, raffle and wine pull, auction mingler, live auction/paddle raise spotters, and tech help, merchandiser, and break-down. Email taryn@cottonwoodinstitute.org if you are interested.
  • April and May – Volunteer with Boulder County Parks and Open Space and become an Abert’s Squirrel Monitor. Volunteers monitor Abert’s squirrel populations in ponderosa pine forests to assist in forest treatment planning and post-treatment effects on squirrel populations. The program requires volunteers to monitor once each month during April and May and record signs of Abert’s squirrel activity. Boulder County Parks and Open Space
  • May 5 Steamboat Springs, CO – Join The Nature Conservancy for Carpenter Ranch Stewardship Day. Grab your work gloves and head out to the ranch. We’re preparing to open for the season and we need your help! Volunteers will help with trail maintenance, facility and grounds as well as garden maintenance. The Nature Conservancy
  • May 19 Evergreen -Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day by building a sustainable trail in Evergreen’s Dedisse Park! On this 100-person project, volunteers ages 14+ will work in small groups of 8-10 people to create a new section of trail that will direct users away from the many “social trails” in the park, which lead people off designated trails and damage the environment. In addition to building the trail, volunteers will also work to close these social trails by laying down woodstraw mulch and native seeds in order to bring the area back to its natural state. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • May 19 Longmont – Volunteer in Boulder County: Remove Mediterranean Sage. Left unchecked, Colorado’s Mediterranean Sage weed aggressively invades grasslands, reduces native plant populations, and degrades wildlife habitat and the overall health of prairie ecosystems. In celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day, we need 30 volunteers (age 10 and up) to search for and dig up plants on Boulder County Open Space Lands north of Boulder and west of Longmont. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • May 19-20 Crestone – Camp and Volunteer in the San Luis Valley. Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day on this signature Family Camping project, which offers something for everyone, including individuals and volunteers of all abilities. Tasks range from light shoveling and raking to moving large rocks and building structures for those interested in a more challenging experience. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • June 16 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • July 14 Fort Collins – Join The Nature Conservancy for Phantom Canyon River Trail Maintenance Day. Volunteers will assist with native plantings, clearing and maintaining the trail corridor along the river. We’ll also implement erosion control infrastructure such as grade work, water bars and cribbing projects. And there may be a need for invasive species removal. The Nature Conservancy
  • July 21 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • July 28 Idaho Falls – Join The Nature Conservancy for South Fork Preserve Stewardship Day. Join Nathan Moyer, The Conservancy’s Southwest Colorado Steward, to help steward the South Fork Preserve! Volunteers will pick up trash along Illium Rd, help control musk thistle, and prune willows along boardwalk. The Nature Conservancy
  • August 18 Colorado Springs – Join The Nature Conservancy for Aiken Canyon Trail Work Day. Join the stewardship crew for light trail maintenance, weed mitigation, interior fence removal, trash removal and re-seeding project. With your help, we’ll help maintain this property, that is free and open to the public, for generations to come! The Nature Conservancy
  • August 18 Fort Collins – Join The Nature Conservancy for Phantom Canyon River Trail Maintenance Day. Volunteers will assist with native plantings, clearing and maintaining the trail corridor along the river. We’ll also implement erosion control infrastructure such as grade work, water bars and cribbing projects. And there may be a need for invasive species removal. The Nature Conservancy
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Boulder County Parks and Open Space as a Seamstress or Tailor. Boulder County Parks and Open Space is looking for experienced seamstresses and tailors to help create period clothing for our cultural history programs. Volunteer demonstrators wear these period-appropriate clothes during events at Walker Ranch Homestead where they demonstrate the chores and activities of a working ranch in the late 1800s. Boulder County Parks and Open Space
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Jefferson County and become a Certified Native Plant Master Volunteer! Take your knowledge to the next level and become a certified Native Plant Master volunteer. As a NPM volunteer, your role is to educate others at your current job or volunteer position. Jefferson County
  • 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:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell the EPA not to expand the use of bee-killing pesticides. Comments due April 21. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell the EPA to stop bee-killing pesticides from harming our pollinators. Comments due April 21. Sierra Club
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and tell Secretary Zinke to conserve the clean air of our public lands. Comments due April 23. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and protect our children from fracking pollution. Action due April 23. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action and comment on the Clean Power Plan proposed repeal. Comments are due April 26. EPA
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and ask your mayor, county executive, city council member, or other decision maker to designate May 18th as Endangered Species Day to inspire action and celebrate conservation success. Take action before May 11. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell the EPA that you support the Clean Power Plan. Comments due April 26. NRDC
  • Take action with National Resources Defense Council and help save the majestic monarch butterfly from toxic herbicides. Take action before April 30. NRDC
  • Take action with Earthjustice and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vail Mountain Resort, Golden Peak Improvements Project. Comments due May 21. Here’s the Draft EIS, the landing page for the project, and a link to submit comments.
  • Take action with Earthjustice and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The DEIS evaluates alternatives to address concerns with elk overuse of certain habitats, and how to manage bison in the Park. Comments due May 31. Announcement, comment website.

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and protect the law that protects endangered species. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and tell Trump and Zinke grizzly bear trophy hunting outside Yellowstone is unacceptable. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and defend the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and stop greenhouse gas pollution from out public lands. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with The Humane Society and stop disastrous legislation that would gut animal protection laws. The Humane Society
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and stop Trump from gutting methane pollution protections. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell your representatives to say no to salmon extinction by opposing a harmful bill that thwarts migration along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and call your US representative today and ask them to oppose the Salmon Extinction Act (HR 3144). Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and call on Congress to fix the ethanol mandate to stem the destruction of grassland habitat. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and stand up for FY 2019 federal bird conservation funding. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and end the taxpayer funded war on wildlife. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and urge Senator Gardner to protect Colorado’s wilderness, WWII history, and recreation economy. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and get deadly chemicals off America’s store shelves. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell the Trump Administration to stop promoting international trophy hunting. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell your representatives that science – not special interests – should dictate the future of wildlife like orcas and salmon. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and oppose dangerous federal legislation that would wipe out animal protection laws. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and stop legislation that threatens public lands. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell the CEOs of the World’s largest car companies to stand strong for clean car standards. NRDC
  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell Zinke to uphold the methane waste rule and protect our health and clean air. Earthjustice
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and stop Trump and Pruitt’s repeal of protections against toxic coal ash. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Lowe’s to stop selling methylene chloride-based paint strippers, and tell the EPA to ban them outright. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts to protect Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. The Pew Charitable Trusts

Older (but still relevant) actions:

  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and stand up for elk today. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with American Rivers and tell Congress to oppose the Trump Administration’s anti-environment agenda. American Rivers
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Senate not to put a coal lobbyist in charge of our environmental protections. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress to vote no on Donald Trump’s dirty energy deputy. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and end the Atlantic commercial seal hunt. International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell Congress and President Trump to sent Scott Pruitt on his way before it’s too late. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell the Trump administration to protect our public lands. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the BLM to stop developing plans for illegitimately downsized monuments and to uphold protections for wildlife and habitat within original monument boundaries. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of the Interior not to let Trump destroy Grand Staircase-Escalante. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Patagonia and ask the banks to pull gas and oil pipelines from their investments to protect Blue Heart – the last wild rivers on the European continent. Patagonia
  • Take action with Wolf Conservation Center and protect Denali’s wolves. Wolf Conservation Center
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Interior Secretary Zinke to stop handing over our public lands to corporations. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and help protect funding for Colorado’s parks, rivers, and open spaces. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and make the call to remove Scott Pruitt and stand up for wildlife. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Sierra Club and stop Koch Brother crony Mike Pompeo from becoming Secretary of State. Sierra Club
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and sign the pledge that you stand with nature and march for science. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take acton with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Pruitt to protect our children from fracking pollution. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and add your name to support wolf recovery in Colorado. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Ford to put clean cars in the fast lane. Sierra club
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and reject grizzly trophy-hunting. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Secretary Zinke to protect our national monuments. NRDC
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Scott Pruitt to resign. Sierra Club
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and save the EPA: tell Scott Pruitt to resign. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell your representative to help save wildlife in crisis by supporting the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act before it’s too late. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell Governor Hickenlooper to stand up against Trump’s rollback of vehicle pollution standards. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Governor Mead that you’re outraged by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s decision to allow grizzly hunting and urge him to put an end to it. NRDC
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and protect Bears Ears National Monument from corporate polluters. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and stop Pebble Mine. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and take the pledge to support clean energy. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and protect 18,000 acres of land from oil and gas development. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Wyoming Governor Mead to step in and stop the Yellowstone grizzly trophy hunt. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Pew Charitable Trusts and thank your Senator for helping to fix our national parks! Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Sierra Club and stop Trump’s repeal of Clean Water protections against coal ash. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell GM, Ford, and Chrysler: protect clean car standards. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell the Trump Administration to save lobos. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and protect Bears Ears National Monument from corporate polluters. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell your Colorado representative to support carbon pollution reductions. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your representative to protect our oceans from factory fish farms. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Sierra Club and stop Trump’s repeal of the Clean Water protections against coal ash. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and thank your Colorado representative for voting yes on an effective water conservation measure. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell President Trump and Congress: we demand better. Scott Pruitt must be fired as EPA administrator. NRDC
  • Take action with Sierra Club and submit a comment and tell the BLM that failing to protect the entire original Bears Ears monument is inappropriate and reckless. Sierra Club
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and demand the BLM leave the methane rule alone. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge your state representative to vote to protect Colorado rivers and clean drinking water. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and side with wildlife for climate action; tell the Environmental Protection Agency not to repeal the Clean Power Plan. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and don’t let the Trump administration put polluters before our children. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress to oppose Trump’s dirty budget. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and stand up for Federal Bird Conservation funding. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell GM, Ford, and Chrysler to protect clean car standards. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and send a letter to the Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator asking that they release more adult wolves. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell Congress to ban cyanide bombs that threaten pets and wildlife. International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell your Congressperson that you disapprove of EPA’s agenda to make America dirty again. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Utah Diné Bikéyah and submit comments to halt management planning for Bears Ears National Monument until litigation is resolved, respect tribal collaborative management at Indian Creek, and ask the BLM and USFS to extend the deadline 60 days to allow the public more time to comment. Utah Diné Bikéyah
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of Interior not to let Trump destroy Bears Ears. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with American Rivers and ask Congress to protect 5,000 new miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers and one million acres of riverside lands. American Rivers
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to stop delaying and to update the orcas’ critical habitat to include coastal waters off Washington, Oregon, and California before it’s too late. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and urge your member of Congress to sponsor a bill that supports prairie conservation in the Farm Bill before it’s too late. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell Xcel Energy to go 100% renewable. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell the BLM to stop their sham planning process and let the courts decide if the president’s monument reductions were legal. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and ask Congress to oppose anti-wolf riders or other anti-endangered species riders on the Interior Appropriations Bill. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with the League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress that it’s time to wake up and act on climate change. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with the League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress to support the Land and Water Conservation Fund. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Sierra Club and defend pollution protections for public and tribal lands. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Zinke that you stand with Gwich’in against the sale of sacred Arctic lands. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators not to destroy the Tongass National Forest. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and protect the Tongass National Forest from the axe. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and urge your members of Congress to support Wilderness legislation. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Trump to maintain protections for elephants. NRDC
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of the Interior to stop the fossil fuel industry from polluting on our public lands. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators to stop the EPA from rolling back protections for children on toxic pesticides. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Coast Guard to do more to prevent oil spills off the coast of Alaska. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and stand strong against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s environmental assaults. NRDC
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the EPA not to let Syngenta off the hook for poisoning people with pesticides. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and hold Senator Gardner accountable for his anti-environment voting record. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and act now to protect grizzly bears. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell your Senators to support the Antiquities Act of 2018. International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to replace NAFTA with a trade deal that protects the environment and workers. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and stop Zinke from destroying our public lands. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and keep birds singing on America’s farms and beyond. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress not to let Trump and Pruitt scrap critical research on chemicals. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and sign the petition to take a stand for clean energy. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and speak out to keep protections against dangerous oil and gas methane waste on public lands in place. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and urge Congress to support wildlife in crisis. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with The Pew CharitableTrusts and protect public lands in Southern Nevada. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Sierra Club and submit a comment about your support for strong climate change like the Clean Power Plan. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Congress to stop Trump’s dirty, dangerous offshore drilling plan. Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress not to roll back protections for our oceans. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and speak out against attacks on our public lands. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell Congress to oppose President Trump’s infrastructure and budget proposals. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and speak out for Louisiana’s wild horses. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell CO’s Senators to reject Trump’s infrastructure scam. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and hold Scott Pruitt accountable for using the EPA to support his own lavish lifestyle. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and stop foreign mining company investments in the disastrous Pebble Mine. Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Take action with Sierra Club and protect our clean air, water, climate, and public lands from Trump’s budget cuts. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to reject Trump’s infrastructure scam. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Congress we deserve an EPA administrator who will work to protect our families – that person is not Scott Pruitt. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and speak out for mule deer habitat. National Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and stop the Trump coal giveaway at Rosebud mine in the Powder River Basin. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell your Senators and Representatives to oppose any amendments that would weaken protections for wildlife. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Sierra Club and urge utility companies to stand with the American people by committing to refrain from purchasing dirty fuels extracted from lands in the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Funny or Die and Natural Resource Defense Council to protect clean air, clean water, and our environmental safeguards. NRDC
  • Take action with Credo Action and tell the Bureau of Land Management no drilling at the Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Credo
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell your Senators to stop Trump’s assault on our national monuments. NRDC
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and tweet to urge Congress to stand with national monuments. Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and oppose dangerous federal legislation that would wipe out animal protection laws. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Trump administration to stop supporting industrial ocean fish farms. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Earthjustice and don’t let Trump and Congress sell out our national monument lands. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and demand that Congress refuses to fund the border wall. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Audubon and add your name to the petition to state legislators and the Colorado Water Conservation Board to safeguard Colorado’s sustainable water future. Audubon
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and sign the petition to urge the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to enforce the 500-foot setback rule. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Pew Charitable Trusts and urge the Bureau of Land Management to protect public lands in southern Nevada. Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Trump’s Interior Department: no new oil drilling on our coasts. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and sign the pledge to protect America’s forests. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and tell your members of Congress to protect the nation’s vital wetlands and abandon efforts to resurrect the antiquated, wasteful, and devastating Yazoo Pumps. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with One Green Planet and sign the petition to the USFWS and the Interior Department to not ignore science and, instead, follow the judges’ ruling and keep the Canada lynx under federal protection. One Green Planet
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and send a thank you note to Senator Bennet and Representative Polis and ask Senator Gardner to join in their effort to protect some of Colorado’s most special public lands. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Audubon and urge your member of Congress and the Department of the Interior to uphold the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Audubon
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service to keep Canada lynx protected. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and protect coastal wildlife by opposing more offshore drilling. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and speak out to address the threat of megafires. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with the Humane Society and call your US Representative and US Senators today and speak out against HR 3559. The Humane Society
  • Take action with American Rivers and sign a petition to ask Congress to protect 5,000 new miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers and one million acres of riverside lands. American Rivers
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and stop Trump EPA’s toxic assault on our families’ health. NRDC
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Department of Interior not to block Americans from speaking up about offshore drilling. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and tell Congress not to endorse Trump’s anti-public lands crusade. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and stop Congress from codifying Trump’s revocation of Bears Ears National Monument. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Scott Pruitt to meet with scientists, health experts, and environmental advocates. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that the public has spoken: no more offshore drilling. Sierra Club
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell the Trump administrations that for our climate, our oceans, and our communities, we must keep offshore drilling out of our waters. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and sign on to show your official support for fighting climate change and to save the Clean Power Plan. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and tell your members of Congress to save America’s vulnerable wildlife by supporting the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and tell your members of Congress it’s time to stop attacks on our wild national monuments and future presidents’ ability to protect these special places. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and show Trump that he does not have the public behind him in revoking Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and tell President Trump that you oppose any executive action or legislation undermining protections for our wild national monuments. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Patagonia and tell the Administration they don’t have the authority to take public lands away from you. Patagonia
  • Take action with Earthjustice and help keep the ban on toxic chemicals. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and tell the Department of Interior not to form the International Wildlife Conservation Council meant to advise the government on the “benefits” of US citizens traveling to foreign countries to hunt animals. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and sign the petition to stop the expansion of military overflights in the Greater Gila Bioregion. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and sign the petition for Colorado to invest in healthy steams and rivers. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and stop ships from dumping untreated sewage into our fragile marine ecosystems. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell your members of Congress to oppose any legislative attempt to weaken ESA protections for species affected by pesticides. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and take a stand for the Arctic Refuge and all our cherished wildlife refuges. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress not to strip communities’ protections from factory farms. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and urge your members of Congress to send up for polar bears and their young by opposing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and tell Administrator Pruitt that you support the Clean Power Plan and our nation’s transition to a renewable energy future. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and demand that your representative reject the SECURE Act – a brazen attack on America’s public lands, coastal waters, and the wildlife and human communities that depend on them. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and add your name to help cut over a quarter of carbon pollution from Colorado’s electric sector. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell your Representative to protect marine animals. International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell your Representative to oppose HR 2936, one of the most extreme anti-forest bills we’ve seen in decades. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell Governor Hickenlooper to stop letting the fossil fuel industry undermine our climate and to start putting Colorado’s future first. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and urge Colorado Senators and Representatives to introduce the bill that will secure protections for southwest Colorado’s most cherished landscapes, the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Representative not to give away Utah’s Red Cliffs Conservation Area to the fossil fuel industry. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that the public deserves to be heard on the building of a wall through crucial wildlife habitat. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and demand a moratorium on oil and gas drilling in Greater Chaco until proper protections are in place. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the Forest Service not to sell out and sell off the Tongass. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to save 57,000 acres proposed for fracking next to Bears Ears National Monument. WildEarth Guardians
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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

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