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Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. Click the sections below to view the specific information: Events & Activities Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars Citizen Science Jobs & Internships Volunteer Opportunities Actions & Action Resources If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Chris at […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

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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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 […]

Friends of Wolf Creek, Photo by: Alex Pullen

Unwinding the Case of Wolf Creek Pass

By: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild On December 9th, Travis and I were back in Court trying to gain assurance that the Forest Service and the developer have complied with Judge Matsch’s Order and unwound the land exchange. It turns out that this is more complicated than it may seem. With easements that […]

Canada lynx

Where did the lynx go when it lost its tail?

Where did the lynx go when it lost its tail?
Answer: The re-tail store!

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Give the Gift of Giving at Patagonia Action Works

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager It’s the Giving Season and if you’re anything like me, you’re struggling to decide which nonprofit organizations to donate to and how much to give. There are so many amazing organizations out there, and they’re all doing work important to you. You want to give to every cause […]


Happy #GivingTuesday. Let’s make this one wild!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Today is #GivingTuesday! All around the world, people are celebrating this global day of giving by donating their time, expertise, and cash to the nonprofits that reflect their values. This year, we’re hoping you will join the Rocky Mountain Wild team by either volunteering your time, using your […]

Slow Down Wildlife Crossing Sign

Thank you for advocating for wildlife crossing structures

By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Wild For 20 years we have been advocating for the creation of wildlife crossing structures so that our elk, mule deer, black bears, and lynx can move across the landscape and meet their survival needs. It’s finally starting to happen! Earlier this year, Colorado’s governor, Jared Polis, issued […]


We’re Stronger Together: Health and Wildlife Activists Ally for the Win

By: Paul Millhouser, Rocky Mountain Wild In response to public pressure in the wake of fatalities arising from abandoned gas lines, the General Assembly passed and Governor Polis signed into law Senate Bill 181, changing the mission of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to prioritize protecting public health and wildlife resources over oil […]

Stuck on I-70

Congestion on I-70 Provides Opportunity to Learn About Wildlife

By: Sofia Corley, Rocky Mountain Wild At this time of year, as the ski areas open, the number of people heading into the mountains surges, and requires the masses to brave the dreaded congestion on I-70. The traffic on this mountain corridor gets worse every year, with 13.4 million travelers using this highway to cross […]