Tight timetable on federal oil and gas lease sales is scrambling protests

By: Mark Jaffe, The Journal July 30, 2018 6:19 PM Oil and gas leasing on federal lands is revving up in Colorado and across the West, with shorter time frames for comment and bigger lease sales as environmental groups rush to meet Monday’s deadline to get in...

Read more

Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 6

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science th...

Read more

Submitting Your Objection to the Village at Wolf Creek Pass Road Access Project

Submitting Your Objection to the Village at Wolf Creek Pass Road Access Project

En Español. The Forest Service intends to give the Village of Wolf Creek road access. The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention on July 19 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf...

Read more

A Woman for the Wild: Tessa Lightfoot

A Woman for the Wild: Tessa Lightfoot

By: Tessa Lightfoot With an introduction by: Chris Talbot-Heindl Introduction: the 100 Women for the Wild Emerging Female Leader Internship In Rocky Mountain Wild staff meetings, it’s not unusual to hear Matt lament about being vastly out-numbered. This ...

Read more

New leadership at EPA, same rollbacks

Op-Ed by: Mark Pearson, The Durango Herald July 21, 2018 By the time Scott Pruitt resigned as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, he was the poster child for bungling personal entitlement. As Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa put it, Pruitt...

Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 20, 2018 The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention July 19, 2018 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek real estate development. The Village a...

Read more

Sabbatical Photo Diary Week 5

Alison Gallensky is taking an 8-week sabbatical this summer, from June 15 to August 9. Back at work on Friday, August 10. While she is away she will be thinking about how to update the Southern Rockies Wildlands Conservation Vision based on the new science th...

Read more

Forest Service Plans To Grant Road Access To Wolf Creek Village Project

By: Colorado Public Radio July 20, 2018 A plan to build an extensive residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it wanted to grant road access to a nea...

Read more

Forest Service Plans to Grant Access to Wolf Creek Complex

A plan to build a residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said it wanted to grant road access to a nearby highway. Associated Press July 19, 2018 A plan to build ...

Read more

Forest Service gives Village at Wolf Creek road access

Development atop Wolf Creek Pass gets path forward By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Thursday, July 19, 2018 In a bombshell decision, the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday gave the Village at Wolf Creek its long-desired road access to U.S. Highway 160, essentially...

Read more