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Virtual showing of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, this Thursday!

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager It’s no secret that the First Gentleman, Marlon Reis is a fierce advocate for animals – both wild and domestic, endangered to farmed, which is why he will be joining us and kicking off our virtual showing of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival this Thursday! Marlon will […]

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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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Banner with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival logo at the top, tag line "Where activism gets inspired," showing two illustrations of a lizard and a fish. Overlay text inbetween the two illustrations says "October 22, A live streaming event supporting Rocky Mountain Wild"

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, an activist playground, coming to a screen near you, next Thursday

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Next Thursday, Rocky Mountain Wild is bringing a virtual showing of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to a screen near you for an evening of environmental films, activism, and fun! For those of you who have never been, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a film […]

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2020 Maps of Oil and Gas Development

See where drilling is occurring and what lands have been leased in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The high resolution maps are suitable to be printed as posters.

Win a Little Brown Bat, just in time for Halloween!

By: Tehri Parker, October 8, 2020 October is Bat Appreciation Month and to celebrate, we are giving away an adorable plush Little Brown Bat to one lucky person! All you need to do to enter is purchase your tickets to our virtual screening of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (scheduled for October 22) by […]

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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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