The End of an Internship

The End of an Internship

By: Tessa Lightfoot, 100 Women for the Wild Intern I am sad to say that my internship with Rocky Mountain Wild has come to an end. On my last trip with Paige, we visited State Highway 9 to check camera traps along the road. A tall wildlife fence extends along ...

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Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Untitled Final Friday: Stephen Brackett of the Flobots, Aug 31

Join Rocky Mountain Wild for a night of arts as we explore the theme of Migration with Stephen Brackett of the Flobots! Stephen, the narrator for the Wild I-70 Audio Tour, is commissioning the Untitled Final Fridays event at the Denver Art Museum, and generous...

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Curious Nature: Add Wild I-70 Audio Tour to your podcast list

By: Erica Prather, Vail Daily News August 4, 2018 For more than a decade, a team including biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the U.S. Forest Service and environmental nonprofit Rocky Mountain Wild has studied the movements of wildlife on Interstate ...

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Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections in Colorado

By: Alex Burness, The Colorado Independent July 31, 2018 If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species Act. The 1973 law is credited with staving off the extinction of thousa...

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Tight timetable on federal oil and gas lease sales is scrambling protests

By: Mark Jaffe, The Journal July 30, 2018 6:19 PM Oil and gas leasing on federal lands is revving up in Colorado and across the West, with shorter time frames for comment and bigger lease sales as environmental groups rush to meet Monday’s deadline to get in...

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PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 20, 2018 The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention July 19, 2018 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek real estate development. The Village a...

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A Trump Oil Boom Could Transform This Rocky Mountain Landscape

Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development By: Zack Colman, E&E News July 13, 2018 Ten thousand feet up, it’s possible to see the whole North Fork Valley from Dan Stucker’s plane. As th...

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Public Lands Defense Workshop, Denver, July 31

Public Lands Defense Workshop, Denver, July 31

Please join Rocky Mountain Wild and The Wilderness Society for an evening of activism (and free beer!) as we unveil our Oil and Gas Toolkit for Grassroots Activists! 90% of America’s public lands are open to extractive industries such as mining, oil and ...

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Colorado County and Conservation Groups Sue Trump Administration Again Over Southwest Colorado Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2018 San Miguel County, Rocky Mountain Wild, the San Juan Citizens’ Alliance, and Conservation Colorado filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over the agency’s decision to ...

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Experience Glenwood Canyon in a new way through the Wild I-70 audio tour

Experience Glenwood Canyon in a new way through the Wild I-70 audio tour

Hey There Did you feel that? Probably pretty hard to know But just a minute ago You drove through Colorado’s youngest volcano Those words spill out of Jovan Mays as he launches into “Something New.” He continues at a thoughtful, measured pace...

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