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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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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