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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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 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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PRESS RELEASE: Federal Judge Sets Aside Forest Service Wolf Creek Land Exchange

For Immediate Release, May 19, 2017 Federal Judge Sets Aside Forest Service Wolf Creek Land Exchange Any future Village Proposal Must Address Development Impacts on the National Forest and Lynx Denver, CO — The Honorable Senior Judge Richard P. Matsch issued...

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Press Release: Rocky Mountain Wild Reaches Milestone: Over 2 Million Acres of Habitat Removed from Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/22/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Alison Gallesky, GIT & IT Director, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-619-0509 Denver, Colorado – For the last 10 years, Rocky Mountain Wild has been wa...

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Wolf Creek lawsuit brief challenges approval

By: Hannah Grover, Farmington Daily Times October 7, 2016 A 159-page brief filed in federal District Court of Colorado about a development at Wolf Creek Pass alleges the U.S. Forest Service unlawfully limited the scope of the environmental analysis while con...

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“Village at Wolf Creek” lawsuit inches forward

By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald September 30, 2016 A coalition of conservation groups on Thursday submitted an opening brief as part of a lawsuit that aims to stop a land exchange on Wolf Creek Pass that would allow a village with the capacity for 8,000...

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Press Release: Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit to Keep Wolf Creek Pass Wild

For Immediate Release: 9/30/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Travis Stills, Attorney, Energy and Conservation Law, 970-375-9231 Denver, Colorado – A coalition of conservation organizations filed an opening brief yesterd...

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Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

For Immediate Release: 9/7/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Paige Singer, Conservation Biologist, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-454-3340 Missoula, Montana – The U.S. District Court for the District of Montana ordered th...

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Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager July 12, 2016 Last Friday, during a motions hearing on the Wolf Creek case, Friends of Wolf Creek asked Federal Judge Richard Matsch to compel the Forest Service to obtain and disclose records an...

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