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 Biologist 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 hotsp...

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Get Ready for the Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz on May 14th and 15th

Get Ready for the Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz on May 14th and 15th

Get Ready for the Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz on May 14th and 15th Thank you for participating in the Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz! Below you will find information on everything you need to know to get ready for the event. Sign up for iNaturalist. ...

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Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz May 14 & 15

Arkansas River Corridor BioBlitz May 14 & 15

Are you an amateur naturalist, birder, wildlife/plant enthusiast, or someone who likes to get outside in beautiful places and learn about nature? If so, we need your help!  Register Now! After you have registered, click here for everything you need to know ...

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Tres Rios Field Office Wildlife Maps

Tres Rios Field Office Wildlife Maps

The following maps are of important areas for wildlife (and a few plant) species found on BLM (and neighboring) lands in the Tres Rios Field Office in far southwestern Colorado. These maps were created October 2, 2015 for the Colorado Wildlife Federation and ...

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Wolf Creek Pass – So Much More Than Just Dead Trees

Wolf Creek Pass – So Much More Than Just Dead Trees

For more than a decade Rocky Mountain Wild and a coalition of other conservation organizations have been fighting to stop the development of the “Village at Wolf Creek.”  This proposed development would build roads, homes, condos, retail stores, and energ...

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