Join the Super Species Squad Today!

Join the Super Species Squad Today!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager June 2, 2017 Monthly donations are our most stable source of funding, as well as an easy and affordable way to support our work! In fact, we think that our monthly donors are Super – which...

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Laying down the law: Conservationists score big win in battle against Village at Wolf Creek

By: Tracy Chamberlin, Durango Telegraph 6/1/2017 On one side of the courtroom sat lawyers for a coalition of conservation and environmental groups, including Rocky Mountain Wild, San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council, Wilderness Workshop and the Durango-based San ...

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Is the Village at Wolf Creek Dead

From: Durango TV

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Why I Fight for the Earth

Why I Fight for the Earth

Let me introduce you to my niece By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director June 1, 2017 Today our President pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, a global agreement that represented one of our best hopes for curbing climate change. This decision comes...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 3

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 3

A Threatened Landscape By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 31, 2017 The desert of Southern Utah. A landscape crafted by millions of years of wind and water. A place inhabited by wildlife, plants, and ancient civilizations that had to adapt to this harsh ...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 2

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 2

No Village At Wolf Creek By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 27, 2017 As we checked the last things off lists, and completed the necessary steps to get us on the road, the Wolf Creek Order came in. We WON! Wolf Creek Pass will be protected from a massive...

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US Stopped From Giving Forest Land To Colorado Developers

By: Joyce Hanson, Law360.com May 22, 2017 A Colorado federal judge on Friday blocked a public-private land swap that would have let a developer with the U.S. Forest Service’s help build a large, year-round hotel, condo and commercial complex near the remote...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 1

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 1

By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 20, 2017 Let me introduce myself. My name is Matthew Sandler, you can call me Matt, and I am the Staff Attorney at Rocky Mountain Wild (RMW). After someone works at RMW for five years, they are entitled to take a sabba...

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Federal judge nixes Wolf Creek development scheme

Federal judge nixes Wolf Creek development scheme

Forest Service violated federal law with land swap approval By: Bob Berwyn, Summit County Citizens Voice May 20, 2017 A federal court judge has put an end to a 30-year battle over a proposed resort development at Wolf Creek Pass. Ruling that the U.S. Forest S...

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Federal judge halts Village at Wolf Creek land swap

Federal judge halts Village at Wolf Creek land swap

Forest Service process flawed, failed to ‘listen to the public’ By: Jonathan Romeo, Durango Herald May 19, 2017 In a significant win for opponents of the Village at Wolf Creek, a federal judge on Friday invalidated the U.S. Forest Service’s decis...

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