The Forest Service Seeks Comments on the GMUG Draft Wilderness Evaluation

The Forest Service Seeks Comments on the GMUG Draft Wilderness Evaluation

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

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The End of an Internship

The End of an Internship

By: Tessa Lightfoot, 100 Women for the Wild Intern I am sad to say that my internship with Rocky Mountain Wild has come to an end. On my last trip with Paige, we visited State Highway 9 to check camera traps along the road. A tall wildlife fence extends along ...

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Take a Hike, Poaching, Sep 8

Join FLOATGOAT, a trio from the Mile High City pioneering the high energy genre voltage fusion, on an anti-poaching protest hike September 8th to bring awareness to the topic. FLOATGOAT were deeply angered and disturbed by the July 3rd shooting of two young mo...

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Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. Events, Conferences, & Opportunities Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars Citizen Science Projects Jobs & Internships Volunteer Positions...

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Wolf Creek Comment Writing Party, Aug 23

Wolf Creek Comment Writing Party, Aug 23

A Colorado federal district court set aside the Forest Service’s approval of a land exchange to facilitate the Village of Wolf Creek development on Colorado Endangered Species Day last year. “The Forest Service cannot abdicate its responsibility to pro...

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Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Join Rocky Mountain Wild for a night of arts as we explore the theme of Migration with Stephen Brackett of the Flobots! Stephen, the narrator for the Wild I-70 Audio Tour, is commissioning the Untitled Final Fridays event at the Denver Art Museum, and generous...

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Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 8

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science th...

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Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 7

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science th...

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Curious Nature: Add Wild I-70 Audio Tour to your podcast list

By: Erica Prather, Vail Daily News August 4, 2018 For more than a decade, a team including biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the U.S. Forest Service and environmental nonprofit Rocky Mountain Wild has studied the movements of wildlife on Interstate ...

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Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections in Colorado

By: Alex Burness, The Colorado Independent July 31, 2018 If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species Act. The 1973 law is credited with staving off the extinction of thousa...

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