Pika conservation project goes statewide, needs volunteers

The Front Range Pika Project in Colorado is expanding statewide. The project needs more volunteers to help cover new research sites. From: KUSA January 2, 2019 Colorado researchers want to protect American Pikas, and they need your help to do it. The Denver Z...

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Want to See Climate Change in Colorado? Keep an Eye on the Pikas

It didn’t take long for 11-year-old Brooke Pollock to spot a pika on Loveland Pass last July. One of the hamster-like critters darted between boulders, its cheeks stuffed with grass and leaves. Soon other pikas chirped from atop the rocks, warning their comr...

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Local Pikas Provide Clues For Climate Impacts

By: Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, Aspen Public Radio August 26, 2018 For nearly a decade, biologists with the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Wild and the Denver Zoo have studied pikas on the Front Range; this summer, that work is expanding to the White River National Fo...

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Adopt a Pika at Patagonia May 18

Adopt a Pika at Patagonia May 18

Adopt a Pika at Patagonia Rocky Mountain Wild has been using citizen scientists, in our Front Range Pika Project program, to help us gather much needed data on the effects of climate change on the American pika. This data will allow us to develop strategies to...

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100 Women for the Wild – Making a Difference

Join us for a special Garden Party, August 6 “Sometimes an idea just feels right, and you go for it,” explains Tehri Parker, Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Wild. “We knew that there was a long-standing gender bias in the sciences. We al...

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Introducing our 100 Women for the Wild Intern, Gabrielle

By: Gabrielle Vermeire, RMW 100 Women for the Wild Intern It’s always a relief to land an internship for the summer, since three months is a great opportunity to pad the resume of an anxious college student. I consider myself lucky that Tehri relented to my ...

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17 Point Pledge for 2017

17 Point Pledge for 2017

By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director In 2017 we will work tirelessly to protect the biodiversity of the mountains, plains, and deserts that make up the Southern Rockies Eco-region. Understanding that our planet is on the verge of the sixth mass extinction we ...

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A Day in the Field with American Pika

A Day in the Field with American Pika

By: Terri Slivka July 29, 2016 I was fortunate to win an auction item at the RMW Bites & Brews for Biodiversity event last fall to participate in a day in the field with pika research guru, Dr. Chris Ray. My date with the pikas began with a beautiful hike ...

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