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 Mountain and the top of Vail Pass. The Vail Pass Wildlife […]

Public Lands Defense Workshop: The 6th Extinction, August 22, 7-9 pm, Patagonia Denver

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, Conferences, & Opportunities 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 […]


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” structure we will take real action to help six […]


Hold BLM Accountable at Public Meetings on July 18, 22, and 23

Eastern Colorado RMP Public Meetings The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is updating the Resource Management Plan for Eastern Colorado. This plan defines describes broad multiple-use guidance for managing lands and federal mineral estate administered by the BLM. Attend these public meetings to learn more about this plan, where they are in the process, and […]


In the News

Colorado Corridors Project “Summit County government is looking at the possibility of constructing three new wildlife crossings to improve driver safety.” Deepan Dutta, Summit County News, June 18, 2019. “Wildlife crossings could be coming to Colorado mountain highways.” Evan Kruegel, KDVR Fox News. March 3, 2019. “Denver Zoo and Rocky Mountain Wild need your help […]

Take Action for Gunny

Take action now to protect vital habitat for Colorado species

Help the Gunnison sage-grouse and other Colorado Species by asking Jamie Connell, BLM State Director, to protect vital habitat. Petition language: Dear Jamie Connell, On May 6, 2019, the United Nations released a report on the state of global biodiversity and ecosystem services. It found that 1 million plant and animal species are on the […]


Happy Hour Foundation, May 29

On May 29th, join us at Diebolt Brewing Company for a casual happy hour to do good in your community, sponsored by the Happy Hour Foundation! For every drink you buy, Diebolt Brewing will donate $1 – but you have to choose which of the non-profits gets that dollar. In addition to the buck-a-beer contributions, […]


Take Action Tuesday, May 14

There are tons of things you can do today to protect endangered and imperiled species and their habitats. Join us at The Alliance Center on Tuesday, May 14 and take all these actions with the assistance of Rocky Mountain Wild staff! When: Tuesday, May 14, 3:00 – 5:00 pmWhere: The Alliance Center, Centennial Room, 1536 […]


Meatless Monday, May 13

The entire Colorado Endangered Species Week is also Vegan Restaurant Week in Denver! It’s a week-long celebration of plant-based and vegan dining at participating restaurants and food trucks in the Denver Metro area. Whether you go meatless on Monday or all week, visit the Veg Fest Colorado website for all the participating eateries to check […]


State Highway 9 Wildlife and Safety Improvement Project

Paving the way for similar projects across Colorado By: Paige Singer, Rocky Mountain Wild’s Conservation Biologist/GIS Specialist State Highway 9 was always an important roadway for my family – we lived in rural Craig – as we sought recreation opportunities in central Colorado, the big cities on the Front Range, and beyond. I have since moved […]