2017 Maps of Oil & Gas Development

Every year, Rocky Mountain Wild creates high resolution maps showing the widespread impact of oil and gas development on Colorado and Wyoming. See where drilling is occurring and what lands have been leased by oil and gas companies for current and future devel...

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Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Chris at chris@rockymountainwild.org. Stay informed, engaged, an...

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RMW’s Telephone Town Hall, Dec 4

RMW’s Telephone Town Hall, Dec 4

Join Rocky Mountain Wild for a telephone town hall on Monday, December 4, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MST. We will be discussing our accomplishments in 2017, goals for 2018, and open the line up to any questions or concerns you might have. From volunteer proj...

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#SaveGrouse Comment Writing Party Nov 30

#SaveGrouse Comment Writing Party Nov 30

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 5:30-6:30 pm Where: Hooked on Colfax, Green TV Room, 3213 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206 What: Secretary Zinke has determined that a comprehensive, collaborative plan regarding sage-grouse protection and conservation isn&#821...

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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: Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse’s Endangered Species Protection

PRESS RELEASE: Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse’s Endangered Species Protection

Property-rights Group Continues Bogus Effort to Delist Tiny Mouse FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2017 Media Contacts: Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760, mega...

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County joins suit against BLM

Gunnison sage-grouse protection a concern By: Jessica Kutz, Telluride Daily Planet October 18, 2017 The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners and three environmental organizations filed a lawsuit on Oct. 10 against the federal Bureau of Land Management. The...

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Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Lawsuit alleges lack of environmental studies invalidates lease sales By: Jim Mimiaga, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 Three environmental groups, along with San Miguel County, have filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management alleging improper ap...

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Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Opponents say Forest Service skirted its duties By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 The would-be developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek are not ready to give up. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture – spearheaded by Texas billiona...

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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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