2017 Solar Power Colorado Mar 13-15

The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association has been leading the state’s dynamic solar industry for 27 years. Over that time, they have experienced massive success, unprecedented growth, and had much cause to celebrate. Join them on March 13-15th in...

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100 Women for the Wild Kick-Off Party Nov 18

100 Women for the Wild Kick-Off Party Nov 18

Plant and animal species around the globe are disappearing at alarming rates. But, there is reason to hope! So far, we have lost less than 1% of the species on our planet. We can still hold our web of life together. Join us for 100 Women for the Wild – a...

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Federal court backs protections for rare Utah wildflowers

By: Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News Utah 10/27/2016 SALT LAKE CITY – A federal court ruled Wednesday that a conservation agreement does not go far enough to protect two rare types of wildflowers that grow only in oil shale formations in Utah and ...

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Judge overrules feds’ refusal to list as endangered Utah wildflowers that grow on oil shale

By: Brian Maffly, The Sale Lake Tribune 10/27/2016 A federal judge intends to vacate a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to not list two rare desert wildflowers whose range overlaps with Utah’s rich oil shale deposits in Uintah County. Denve...

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Common ground: Non-motorized users seek balance

By: John Cameron, The Mountain Mail Thursday, October 27 From her office in downtown Denver, Allison Gallensky, a software engineer with a knack for geologic information systems, began scrutinizing maps of the Pike and San Isabel National Forests. What she fou...

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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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