Back from the Brink: The Story of the Black-footed Ferret May 14

Back from the Brink: The Story of the Black-footed Ferret May 14

Back from the Brink: The Story of the Black-footed Ferret One day in 1981 a dog named Shep made an amazing discovery – the black-footed ferret, which was thought to be extinct, was actually still surviving in a small colony near Cody Wyoming. Chamois And...

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Wildlife officials say the Canada Lynx doesn’t need endangered listing, conservationists disagree

By: Deepan Dutta, Summit Daily News January 13, 2018 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday, Jan. 11, that the Canada lynx is in recovery and no longer requires Endangered Species Act designation. The announcement was met with opposition from wi...

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U.S. rejects federal protection for white-tailed prairie dogs

By: Laura Zuckerman, Reuters December 5, 2017 PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) – The white-tailed prairie dog will not be declared an endangered or threatened species after the U.S. government deemed on Tuesday there was no danger despite declines in its populat...

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2017 Media Contacts: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162, matt@rockymountainwild.org Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760, megan@rockymountainwild.org DENVER, CO— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (...

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Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

By: Cooper McKim, Wyoming Public Media November 13, 2017 The Center for Biological Diversity and Rocky Mountain Wild, both conservation groups, filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue protections of the Preble’s Meadow Jumping...

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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado County and Conservation Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Southwest Colorado Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2017 Media Contacts: Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-7 04-9760 Hilary Cooper, San Miguel Co. Commissioner, 970-728-3844 Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 970-259-3583 Jessica Goad, Conservation Colorado, 7...

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The Most Awesome Environmental Silent Auction in the Front Range

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Years ago, two of Colorado’s most trusted and effective conservation organizations recognized the need to stop losses of native species and habitat that both aimed to protect, and merged to...

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Court denies McCombs – again

Cites Forest Services’ failure to comply with NEPA, Endangered Species Act and lynx protections By: Missy Votel, The Durango Telegraph September 15, 2017 The Village at Wolf Creek could have been dealt the final blow this week. On Thursday, U.S. District...

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One Woman for the Wild

One Woman for the Wild

By: Gabby Vermeire, Rocky Mountain Wild Intern As our northern hemisphere tips away from the sun and our summer draws to a close, so do the internships of countless college students. Hopefully their internships will have given them more than just another line ...

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Don’t Mess with Success – ESA Happy Hour, Boulder Aug 24

Don’t Mess with Success – ESA Happy Hour, Boulder Aug 24

What: The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is one of the most successful pieces of legislation ever passed. 99% of the species placed on the list are still in existence. Thanks to the ESA we can marvel at a soaring bald eagle, or enjoy the antics of the black-foot...

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