Gunnison sage-grouse: low count, high hopes

Gunnison sage-grouse: low count, high hopes

By: Megan Mueller and Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild So many of our followers have taken great action to Stand with Gunny and other wildlife the call our prairies home. Together, we have gained Endangered Species Act protection for Gunnison sage-grouse, imp...

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Keep the Bulldozers at Bay

Keep the Bulldozers at Bay

By: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild Thank you, everyone who has written comments, donating money, volunteered at a Bioblitz, attended an event, or otherwise participated in the fight against the Village at Wolf Creek. For more than 20 years w...

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Where Have All the Elk Gone? Development Drives Elk Population Declines in the Roaring Fork and Eagle Valleys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2019 Denver, CO – In response to the ongoing decline over recent decades in the elk population in the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys, Rocky Mountain Wild has published a report titled Evaluating Landscape Connectivity and H...

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Comment on Browns Canyon Draft Resource Management Plan

Comment on Browns Canyon Draft Resource Management Plan

Browns Canyon of the Arkansas River is the central feature in a unique ecosystem that provides outstanding fish and wildlife habitat, stunning mountain views and four-season recreation opportunities. The Browns Canyon National Monument was established by presi...

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8 Organizations Preserving Nature in the American Southwest

8 Organizations Preserving Nature in the American Southwest

Protecting the biodiversity of America and restoring animal habitats is a big and complex job, and requires solutions both on a national or global level as well as a local level. These groups are all working in different ways to ensure that there is adequate f...

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PRESS RELEASE: Rocky Mountain Wild Applauds Governor Polis’s Efforts to Improve Colorado’s Important Wildlife Corridors

PRESS RELEASE: Rocky Mountain Wild Applauds Governor Polis’s Efforts to Improve Colorado’s Important Wildlife Corridors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2019 Denver, CO – Today, Governor Jared Polis signed an Executive Order that will make things easier for wildlife on the move in Colorado. Focused on Colorado’s iconic populations of ungulate species, such as deer, elk, mo...

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Vail Pass Wildlife Byway Monitoring Field Days, Sep 18 or 19

Vail Pass Wildlife Byway Monitoring Field Days, Sep 18 or 19

Have you ever wondered why wildlife cross the road and what you can do to help them do it safely? Join Summit County Safe Passages’ partners to learn more about efforts to reconnect important wildlife habitat in the Vail Pass Wildlife Byway between Copper Mo...

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Public Lands Defense Workshop: The 6th Extinction, Aug 22

From pikas to polar bears our wildlife is in peril. A recent report from the United Nations concluded that one million species are at risk of extinction. But, we still have time to act! Join us for our Stop Extinction Action Night. Using a “speed dating&...

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Vail Pass Wildlife Byway Monitoring Field Day, Jun 25

Have you ever wondered why wildlife cross the road and what you can do to help them do it safely? Join Rocky Mountain Wild and Denver Zoo to learn more about efforts to reconnect important wildlife habitat in the Vail Pass Wildlife Byway between Copper Mountai...

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Intro to Vegan Cooking – Protecting Wildlife With Your Food Choices, July 17

Intro to Vegan Cooking – Protecting Wildlife With Your Food Choices, July 17

Moving to a plant-based diet is one of the fastest and easiest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect our biodiversity. This class will focus on the preparation and cooking of vegan meat alternatives including jackfruit, seitan, and tofu. Partici...

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