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Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Every Friday we post ways you can contribute to making our region a greener place, including: Events happening in-person Events happening online Citizen Science Jobs & Internships Volunteer Opportunities Actions & Action Resources Below, we also have things you can do for Black Lives Matter, environmental activities you can do safely from home, and resources […]

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In the News

Colorado Corridors Project “Hike of the Week: Join Walking Mountains for an outdoor, hands-on version of the popular Science Behind Series.” Nathan Boyer-Rechlin, Vail Daily, July 16, 2020. “Animal Welfare Institute Funds Original Research on Human-Wildlife Conflicts.” Animal Welfare Institute. November 12, 2019. “Advocates push for safe wildlife crossings on I-70.” Nicole Brady, The Denver […]

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Bear Creek Greenbelt, courtesy of Tom Wilberding

As environmentalists, we need to ensure the safety of people of color recreating, advocating, and doing citizen science in the outdoors

I think we need to talk about what happened to Christian Cooper and what happens too often to outdoors people who are also people of color – especially Black and Indigenous people of color who are disproportionately targeted – and move towards what we can do as environmentalists to ensure the safety of people of color recreating, advocating, and doing citizen science in the outdoors.

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Pika Science and Fun

Here are some links to interesting pika articles and videos, and a citizen science project you can do from home, in case you might enjoy learning more about pikas while you are staying home to do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19 in your community!

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New ways to show you CARE

This is absolutely not a challenge. We know you care. You’re here, you clicked on this link. You love our public lands and the wildlife that call it home. We know and appreciate that so much! This is not a challenge but an ask. Like most other nonprofit organizations not directly supporting COVID-19 efforts (thank […]

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The wait is almost over: the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop is this weekend

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in a way that’s different than you imagine it. Alex Winter By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manger Join us this week for the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop on Friday and Saturday, and join us for award-winning films that will expose […]

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We’re bringing the best mountain action and adventure films to Durango at the end of the month!

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Durango this February 28 and 29! Join us at Community Concert Hall in Durango to ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories. Journey to stunning locations, paddle the wildest rivers, […]

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First Gentleman Marlon Reis, an honorary co-host of this year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival Denver stop

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager This past Thursday, our Executive Director Tehri Parker and other leaders in wildlife and animal welfare met with Colorado lawmakers for the Colorado Legislative Animal Welfare (CLAW) Caucus. Among the lawmakers was First Gentleman Marlon Reis, a well-known animal welfare advocate. This isn’t the first time Reis has […]

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Join us for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, January 23!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager I hope you can join us for one of my favorite events that Rocky Mountain Wild puts on each year, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! This event features award-winning environmental and outdoor adventure films from around the world that we personally selected, not just for their great […]

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Pika and 20th Anniversary Banner

Why we 100% need 100%!

First of all, thank you for everything you did for the wildlife and wild lands in our region this past year! Whether you took some of our actions in the Environmental Actions Weekly Round Up each week, you amplified some of our actions and programs on social media, you signed a petition for Gunny or […]

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