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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 Community Science Jobs, Internships, & Scholarships 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 […]


A Virtual Public Forum on the Federal Oil and Gas Program

Tomorrow the Interior Department will hold a virtual forum regarding the reformation of the federal oil and gas program called for in Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad and we thought you might like to attend! Rocky Mountain Wild’s oil and gas work has focused on how to submit public comments and […]


Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Virtual World Tour: Award-Winners, Mar 26-Apr 4

Watch three award-winning films from past Banff Centre Mountain Film Festivals and support the effort to keep Wolf Creek Pass wild!


Rocky Mountain Wild celebrates Secretary Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager Rocky Mountain Wild celebrates Representative Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation as the nation’s first Indigenous Secretary of the Interior! By having a seat in the Cabinet — for the first time — Indigenous people will have a voice in the White House and an opportunity to shape policies within […]


Closing the GAPS for International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! And this year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge. From the International Women’s Day official site: “A challenged world is an alert world… We can all chose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality… Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge comes change, so let’s all choose […]


In the News

Colorado Corridors Project “He Set Out For a Long Walk Down Roadkill Highway.” Todd Wilkinson, Mountain Journal. October 12, 2020. “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 […]


Report: Sharp Decline in Demand for Oil & Gas Leasing on Federal Lands

Rocky Mountain Wild’s new report shows oil and gas companies currently hold leases on more than 20 million acres of federal land in the Mountain West, and data trends show a sharp decline in interest for additional leases in many states for 2020 and 2021 compared to previous years. The report is supplemented by an […]

Lunch and Learn: Celebrate CO’s Precedent Setting Wildlife Protections, Feb 11

In Colorado, we love wildlife and we show it. In mid-January new rules regulating oil and gas development in Colorado went into effect. Join us on Thursday, February 11th at Noon Mountain Time to learn about how these rules protect the wildlife we love — increasing protection of 12.7 million acres of wildlife habitat. This […]

Pikas: Good Valentine’s Gift, Bad Valentine’s Date

The research is clear: pikas do not make great Valentine’s dates, but they sure do make great Valentine’s gifts! We don’t recommend making a fiercely territorial pika your Valentine this Valentine’s Day, but we do recommend showing your Valentine how much you love them and the world they live in by giving them the gift […]

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COGCC Story Map Media Kit

Please use the following tools to help guide your social media and marketing for the COGCC Story Map. Feel free to personalize and share your own stories, photos, experiences, and connections to the species and wild places mentioned. The only thing that we ask is that you don’t delete Rocky Mountain Wild’s involvement from your […]