Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

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. Stay informed, engaged, an...

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GMUG Forest Planning Comments Due December 8

GMUG Forest Planning Comments Due December 8

GMUG is an acronym for the Grand-Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests. This is a sprawling set of three National Forests in southwest Colorado that are managed as a single unit. These forest cover amazing diverse landscapes. The high mountains abov...

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U.S. rejects federal protection for white-tailed prairie dogs

By: Laura Zuckerman, Reuters December 5, 2017 PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) – The white-tailed prairie dog will not be declared an endangered or threatened species after the U.S. government deemed on Tuesday there was no danger despite declines in its populat...

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2017 Media Contacts: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162, matt@rockymountainwild.org Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760, megan@rockymountainwild.org DENVER, CO— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (...

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Why I Support RMW – Paul Millhouser

Solitude. That’s why I give to Rocky Mountain Wild. Our planet has far too few places where we can escape from the built environment. My travels have taken me to some of the remotest places in Africa, but in fact the Rocky Mountains still have places that ar...

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Highway overpasses successful at curbing wildlife/vehicle collisions

By: Christie Greene, Canyon Courier November 30, 4:40 pm The sun was warm as we gathered on Vail Pass last July. Paige Singer, a biologist for Rocky Mountain Wild, and Lisi Lohre, Citizen Science intern for the Denver Zoo, handed out hardhats and bright orange...

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Why I Support RMW – Rhonda Goostree

Why I Support RMW – Rhonda Goostree

Greetings and happy trails from Red Rocks! My name is Rhonda Goostree. I am a second grade teacher at Red Rocks Elementary. Also, I love and appreciate the great outdoors. Our school is nestled next to the amazing Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison CO. We are ...

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Why I Support RMW – Christie Greene

Why I Support RMW – Christie Greene

When I was 23, I was offered a move from Tennessee to Colorado with my company. Thank goodness I said yes! I realized early on that this is the place I was meant to be. A lot of other people realized the same thing, and the population doubled in Colorado and i...

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Why I Support RMW – Gabby Vermiere

Why I Support RMW – Gabby Vermiere

I was fortunate enough this summer to be Rocky Mountain Wild’s first 100 Women for the Wild intern, which gave me the unique experience of being both an insider and an admiring outsider to the organization. Needless to say, Rocky Mountain Wild is simply incr...

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New donors = new gifts!

We’re a small non-profit, so of course we have a financial goal this giving season ($100k for those of you who are interested in that sort of thing). But, we’re even more interested in finding new supporters! We know everyone is strapped for cash &...

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