Federal court rules wildflowers in Colorado and Utah must be protected

The court ruling protects the Graham’s beardtongue and the White River beardtongue By: Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post October 26, 2016 A federal court in Denver has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reinstate a 2013 proposal to protec...

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Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

For Immediate Release: 10/27/2016 Contact: Robin Cooley, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9611 Chris Eaton, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9616 Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, (303) 704-9760 Taylor McKinnon, Center for Biological Diversity, (801) 300-2414 Laura Welp, West...

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Act Now to Protect the Rio Grande National Forest

Act Now to Protect the Rio Grande National Forest

By: Alison Gallensky, GIS & IT Director The Rio Grande National Forest has just begun their Scoping process and are asking for public input regarding their Forest Plan revision Proposed Action.  Your input will provide direction on how the Forest will be ...

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Bites & Brews for Biodiversity it tomorrow!

Bites & Brews for Biodiversity it tomorrow!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Tomorrow, I will gain the left corner of my office space back as Dana and I transport a mega-pile of silent auction items to Silver Vines Winery in Arvada for the annual Bites & Brews for Bio...

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Gunnison Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment – Public Meeting Talking Points

By: Megan Mueller, Senior Conservation Biologist The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting three meetings on the Gunnison Sage-grouse Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, starting tonight! The meetings are scheduled...

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Bites & Brews for Biodiversity is one week away!

Bites & Brews for Biodiversity is one week away!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager In one week, Rocky Mountain Wild staff, board, and supporters will gather at Silver Vines Winery in Arvada to celebrate another year of biodiversity in the Rocky Mountain region and raise some fu...

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Wolf Creek lawsuit brief challenges approval

By: Hannah Grover, Farmington Daily Times October 7, 2016 A 159-page brief filed in federal District Court of Colorado about a development at Wolf Creek Pass alleges the U.S. Forest Service unlawfully limited the scope of the environmental analysis while con...

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Bites & Brews is less than two weeks away!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Bites & Brews for Biodiversity, Rocky Mountain Wild’s largest fundraising event of the year is coming up in less than two weeks! Join us on October 20th at Silver Vines Winery in Arvada...

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“Village at Wolf Creek” lawsuit inches forward

By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald September 30, 2016 A coalition of conservation groups on Thursday submitted an opening brief as part of a lawsuit that aims to stop a land exchange on Wolf Creek Pass that would allow a village with the capacity for 8,000...

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Forest Service accused of “unlawful and piecemeal” review in lawsuit seeking to block village at Wolf Creek

By: Jason Blevins, The Denver Post September 30, 2016 A group of Southern Colorado conservationist and environmental groups on Friday fired the first volley in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of road access to a developer who has spe...

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