Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. Events, Conferences, & Opportunities Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars Citizen Science Projects Jobs & Internships Volunteer Positions...

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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado Judge Rules Against Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill License

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2018 Contacts: Travis Stills, Energy & Conservation Law, stills@frontier.net, 970-375-9271 Lexi Tuddenham, Sheep Mountain Alliance, lexi@sheepmountainalliance.org, 617-285-4715 Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@roc...

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From Cragging to Crittering May 16

From Cragging to Crittering May 16

From Cragging to Crittering: A Climber’s Journey into Wildlife Photography Join photographer James Beissel for a tour through Colorado’s amazing ecosystems and learn about our state’s most imperiled mammals. Hear the stories of the Canada ly...

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Next week Friday and Saturday, get ready to be transported to another world

Next week Friday and Saturday, get ready to be transported to another world

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Next week Friday and Saturday, get ready to be transported to another world – 18 of them, actually. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop will take you to Ecuador, where two ...

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Out of the Fryingpan and into the Forest

Debate heats up over clear-cutting in White River National Forest By: Josh Schlossberg, Boulder Weekly March 8, 2018 Conservationists are challenging a logging proposal that would clear-cut 1,300 acres in the White River National Forest northeast of Aspen, inc...

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State wildlife officials warn Crestone on drilling impacts to numerous species

Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants construction done on timeline that protects nesting seasons, habitat By: Amelia Arvesen, Boulder Daily Camera January 21, 2018 Should Crestone Peak Resources be allowed to develop minerals under eastern Boulder County, burrowi...

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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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Highway overpasses successful at curbing wildlife/vehicle collisions

By: Christie Greene, Canyon Courier November 30, 4:40 pm The sun was warm as we gathered on Vail Pass last July. Paige Singer, a biologist for Rocky Mountain Wild, and Lisi Lohre, Citizen Science intern for the Denver Zoo, handed out hardhats and bright orange...

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