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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, 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Zabiti Circus: a Free Celebration of Barnum, May 18

Join us at The Co-op on 1st for the Zabiti Traveling Circus Wagon in the Barnum community! Presented by aerialist group, Rainbow Militia, The Traveling Circus features stilt acrobats, aerial dancers, juggling, and a plot that centers around a Cursed Forest. Within the Cursed Forest reside characters that are built around various threatened and endangered […]

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Meet our Colfax Marathon Race Organizer: Frankie Chiappetta

By: Frankie Chiappetta A recent Denver transplant, seemingly similar to most other Denverites’ situations, I have been making a home and life for myself here in the Mile High City. I graduated in May of 2018 with a degree in Biology from Colorado College and moved from Colorado Springs to Denver last summer. As I […]

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Tell GMUG National Forest to Protect Wild and Scenic Rivers by March 21

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest in Western Colorado is updating their Forest Plan. As part of this process, they are required to evaluate rivers (and streams) on the forest to see if they are eligible to be protected as Wild and Scenic Rivers. Only Congress can designate Wild and Scenic Rivers. […]

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