Federal court rules wildflowers in Colorado and Utah must be protected

The court ruling protects the Graham’s beardtongue and the White River beardtongue By: Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post October 26, 2016 A federal court in Denver has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reinstate a 2013 proposal to protec...

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Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

For Immediate Release: 10/27/2016 Contact: Robin Cooley, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9611 Chris Eaton, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9616 Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, (303) 704-9760 Taylor McKinnon, Center for Biological Diversity, (801) 300-2414 Laura Welp, West...

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Act Now to Protect the Rio Grande National Forest

Act Now to Protect the Rio Grande National Forest

By: Alison Gallensky, GIS & IT Director The Rio Grande National Forest has just begun their Scoping process and are asking for public input regarding their Forest Plan revision Proposed Action.  Your input will provide direction on how the Forest will be ...

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Gunnison Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment – Public Meeting Talking Points

By: Megan Mueller, Senior Conservation Biologist The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting three meetings on the Gunnison Sage-grouse Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, starting tonight! The meetings are scheduled...

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Wolf Creek lawsuit brief challenges approval

By: Hannah Grover, Farmington Daily Times October 7, 2016 A 159-page brief filed in federal District Court of Colorado about a development at Wolf Creek Pass alleges the U.S. Forest Service unlawfully limited the scope of the environmental analysis while con...

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“Village at Wolf Creek” lawsuit inches forward

By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald September 30, 2016 A coalition of conservation groups on Thursday submitted an opening brief as part of a lawsuit that aims to stop a land exchange on Wolf Creek Pass that would allow a village with the capacity for 8,000...

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Forest Service accused of “unlawful and piecemeal” review in lawsuit seeking to block village at Wolf Creek

By: Jason Blevins, The Denver Post September 30, 2016 A group of Southern Colorado conservationist and environmental groups on Friday fired the first volley in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of road access to a developer who has spe...

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Press Release: Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit to Keep Wolf Creek Pass Wild

For Immediate Release: 9/30/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Travis Stills, Attorney, Energy and Conservation Law, 970-375-9231 Denver, Colorado – A coalition of conservation organizations filed an opening brief yesterd...

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Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

Press Release: Court Finds That Fish & Wildlife Service’s Failure to Designate Critical Habitat in Colorado Offends the Endangered Species Act

For Immediate Release: 9/7/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Paige Singer, Conservation Biologist, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-454-3340 Missoula, Montana – The U.S. District Court for the District of Montana ordered th...

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February 2017 Colorado Oil and Gas Lease Sale Parcels in Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat

February 2017 Colorado Oil and Gas Lease Sale Parcels in Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager The February 2017 Colorado oil and gas lease sale National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment has been released and Rocky Mountain Wild was shocked to see that it includes parcels ...

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