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Of mice and myth: Colorado flood recovery the latest chapter in Preble’s mouse saga 20.2.2014 From the Blogs
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Is the Preble's mouse in the way? Depends on which way you sway 13.2.2014 Denver Post: All Political News
WASHINGTON — Will a little mouse the size of an iPhone with kangaroo-proportioned feet tangle up the speed of flood recovery projects in northern Colorado this spring?
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High-ranking federal officials confer with Northwest Colorado leaders on fate of pivotal sage grouse 25.1.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Routt County was represented this week by commissioners Steve Ivancie and Tim Corrigan at what could prove to have been a pivotal meeting in Moffat County with federal officials, including Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, about the endangered status of the greater sage grouse. It was a meeting that took place with the awareness that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is under a court mandate to decide by 2015 whether to place the sage grouse on the endangered species list. It is a decision fraught with economic consequences, including putting billions of dollars in mineral resources off limits, according to a recent Denver Post article based on reporting by the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. It also was a meeting that Jewell’s staff barred a Craig newspaper reporter from attending, but one that Ivancie said was nonetheless very positive in its tone and in the acknowledgement that the local stewards of private land can contribute much to improving the health of threatened sage grouse ...
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From bison to birds, the National Park Service rethinks its approach to migratory species 24.1.2014 From the Blogs
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1 World Trade Center named tallest building in the United States (Cached) 13.11.2013 Durango Herald
NEW YORK x2013 They set out to build the tallest skyscraper in the world x2013 a giant that would rise a symbolic 1,776 feet from the ashes of ground zero.Those aspirations of global supremacy fell by the wayside long ago, but New York won a consolation prize Tuesday when an international architectural panel said it would recognize...
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Feds proposing plan to protect sage grouse in the West 31.10.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management on Friday will release a proposed plan to protect greater sage grouse on 4 million acres of federal land and subsurface mineral areas in Utah. Among the many conservation measures envisioned, the plan would prohibit drilling within 4 miles of leks, the places where the chicken-sized bird stages its late-winter mating rituals. Other disturbances would be barred near leks, depending on the nature of the activity and time of year. The BLM wants to amend land-use plans ...
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Decent housing a basic human right, say Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter 10.10.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
Over the 30 years that President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, have built houses with Habitat for Humanity, he has not wavered in his conviction that a decent home is a basic human
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Ecosystems survive just fine after floods but will look different 9.10.2013 Denver Post: Outdoors
In the outdoors, signs of nature's terrific power are always there to see. It's just that they're usually hard to read, overgrown by moss and trees, or coded in the geologic history of canyon rock.
Steamboat briefs: A presentation on ballot referendum 2A is Oct. 15 8.10.2013 Steamboat Pilot
Representatives from the Yampa River Promenade project and the Steamboat Springs Trails Alliance will present information on the accommodations tax referendum 2A at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial.
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Guest Commentary: Building solutions to Denver's lack of affordable housing 4.10.2013 Denver Post: Opinion
From Denver International Airport to Union Station and the dozens of new office buildings and condo complexes everywhere in between, Denver is busy with construction and real estate development.
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David Lien and Ed Arnett: Thoughtful oil and gas planning needed across the West 25.9.2013 Steamboat Pilot
As dedicated hunters and anglers gear up for another season, we understand the challenges facing fish and wildlife populations today. We know that failure to take care of our land and water in a responsible manner can diminish opportunities in the field for sportsmen.
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Habitat for Humanity's cabinets teach carpentry to Colorado inmates 21.9.2013 Denver Post: Lifestyles
OLNEY SPRINGS — Every roof truss and oak cabinet hand-built at the Crowley County Correctional Facility is earmarked for a Habitat For Humanity home.
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Steamboat briefs: Documentary screening is today followed by Q-and-A 16.9.2013 Steamboat Pilot
The documentary “Access to the Danger Zone” screens at 6:30 p.m. today at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
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Feds say new Utah highway would permanently harm wetlands 5.9.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
The U.S. Interior Department warns that the proposed West Davis Corridor freeway will irreparably harm Great Salt Lake wetlands that are important to migratory birds, and is urging state officials to consider instead an alternative critics proposed to upgrade existing roads and mass transit instead. “A new 4-lane freeway adjacent to the [Great Salt Lake] shore lands would have significant, irreparable impacts to the wildlife populations that rely on those habitats, would substantially degrade t...
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Bear hair study in Banff proves animal highway crossings work 14.8.2013 High Country News Most Recent
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Globeville attempts to reinvent itself through public art, new housing 7.8.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
Most people who pass through Globeville whiz by on Interstates 25 or 70, but those who do stop enter a neighborhood that is working hard to redefine itself.
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Fish & Wildlife wants protection for desert plants 7.8.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is on a collision course with another federal agency by proposing to list more than 100 square miles in Utah and Colorado as critical habitat for a pair of desert wildflowers, threatening oil production in an energy-rich area.
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Feds propose listing two plants found only over Utah oil shale 6.8.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing two rare plant species, both endemic to the Uinta Basin, for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. Graham’s beardtongue and White River beardtongue, which grace eastern Utah’s barren landscapes with pink and lavender blossoms in the spring, warrant listing as threatened because their range has been reduced by oil and gas development, invasive species and grazing, according to the proposal posted Monday on the Federal Register...
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Water fight over Oxbow 26.7.2013 Durango Herald
Rowdy inner-tubers and rafters would devastate a wildlife habitat and ruin a quiet stretch of the Animas River if the city develops a boat ramp in the newly acquired Oxbow Park and Preserve just north of town, said critics during an emotional hearing Thursday at Durango Community Recreation Center.Fearing more x201cmindless, crazed...
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Globeville celebrates Orthodox heritage, rejuvenates neighborhood 22.7.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
Eastern Europe immigrants helped build Globeville. This weekend, while residents celebrated that heritage, they also looked to improve their north Denver neighborhood.
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