100 Women for the Wild – Making a Difference

100 Women for the Wild – Making a Difference

Join us for a special Garden Party, August 6 “Sometimes an idea just feels right, and you go for it,” explains Tehri Parker, Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Wild. “We knew that there was a long-standing gender bias in the sciences. We al...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 9

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 9

And around we go… By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 22, 2017 I could have spent months exploring the canyons and forests of southern Utah. But, when you’re traveling with an almost 3 and 6 year old, knowing when to say when is a necessity. It ...

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Introducing our 100 Women for the Wild Intern, Gabrielle

By: Gabrielle Vermeire, RMW 100 Women for the Wild Intern It’s always a relief to land an internship for the summer, since three months is a great opportunity to pad the resume of an anxious college student. I consider myself lucky that Tehri relented to my ...

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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 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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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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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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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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