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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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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“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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Press Release: Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit to Keep Wolf Creek Pass Wild

For Immediate Release: 9/30/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Travis Stills, Attorney, Energy and Conservation Law, 970-375-9231 Denver, Colorado – A coalition of conservation organizations filed an opening brief yesterd...

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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, Communications & Membership Manager 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 ...

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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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