Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

For Immediate Release: 9/7/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Paige Singer, Conservation Biologist, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-454-3340 Missoula, Montana – The U.S. District Court for the District of Montana ordered th...

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February 2017 Colorado Oil and Gas Lease Sale Parcels in Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat

February 2017 Colorado Oil and Gas Lease Sale Parcels in Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl The February 2017 Colorado oil and gas lease sale National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment has been released and Rocky Mountain Wild was shocked to see that it includes parcels overlapping with an Area of Critical Envi...

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Gunnison grouse plan comes up short, groups say

Gunnison grouse plan comes up short, groups say

By: Dennis Webb, The Daily Sentinel August 20, 2016 Conservation groups are contending a draft federal plan would do too little to protect the Gunnison sage-grouse, while others including the oil and gas industry and Mesa County are continuing to analyze the p...

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Can Eldora Mountain Resort Think Outside the Box? Wildlife is Counting On It

Can Eldora Mountain Resort Think Outside the Box? Wildlife is Counting On It

By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Wild “Around here everyone’s got a moose story,” laughs Dave Hallock, Eldora resident and member of the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition (MBCC). We’re standing on a hillside looking down on a wetland n...

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Press Release: Proposed Plan for Gunnison Sage-Grouse Habitat Falls Short

Press Release: Proposed Plan for Gunnison Sage-Grouse Habitat Falls Short

For Immediate Release Contacts: Megan Mueller, Wildlife Biologist, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760 Juli Slivka, Planning Specialist, The Wilderness Society, 303-241-9431 Luke Schafer, West Slope Advocacy Director, Conservation Colorado, 970-756-5854 Improved...

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Press Release: BLM Agrees to Consider Protecting 64,720 Acres of Habitat for Rare Wildflowers

Press Release: BLM Agrees to Consider Protecting 64,720 Acres of Habitat for Rare Wildflowers

For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Mueller, Senior Conservation Biologist, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760 Habitat for critically imperiled plants will be considered for permanent protection through designation as Areas of Critical Environmental Concern M...

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A Day in the Field with American Pika

A Day in the Field with American Pika

By: Terri Slivka July 29, 2016 I was fortunate to win an auction item at the RMW Bites & Brews for Biodiversity event last fall to participate in a day in the field with pika research guru, Dr. Chris Ray. My date with the pikas began with a beautiful hike ...

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Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager July 12, 2016 Last Friday, during a motions hearing on the Wolf Creek case, Friends of Wolf Creek asked Federal Judge Richard Matsch to compel the Forest Service to obtain and disclose records an...

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Gunny Sage-grouse Roadshow Makes a Big Difference

Gunny Sage-grouse Roadshow Makes a Big Difference

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Advocacy experts have found that as few as 20 letters, emails, or mentions on a topic can change the dialog at the decision-making level. That’s why Rocky Mountain Wild is taking our #Stand...

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Citizen Scientists Participate in Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz

Citizen Scientists Participate in Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz

By: Megan Mueller, Senior Conservation Biologists May 24, 2016 Flowing from the top of the Rockies to the Mississippi River, the Arkansas River is one of America’s mighty river systems. Its headwaters make up an ecological wonderland and a recreational hots...

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