User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
Last updated: Oct 03 2019 23:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Gunnison sage grouse are vulnerable to climate chaos 3.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The dancing birds are especially susceptible to changing weather patterns, which is bad news going forward.
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No additional hot spots detected in soil at edge of Rocky Flats where elevated plutonium reading was found 3.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A batch of soil samples collected from an area near where an elevated plutonium reading was discovered this summer on the periphery of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge tested well within government-defined acceptable risk thresholds for the deadly substance.
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You don’t have to drive all the way to Estes Park to see frisky elk. You can see them here in Denver, too. 27.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
You can never get enough frisky ellk in your life.
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You don’t have to drive all the way to Estes Park to see frisky elk. You can see them here in Denver, too. 27.9.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
You can never get enough frisky ellk in your life.
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Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick is entangled with industry 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Aurelia Skipwith has ties to water interests fighting endangered species protection and worked for ag giant Monsanto.
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Moving rocks by hand, Colorado volunteers strengthen eroding landscapes to help withstand climate change 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Confronting the impacts of climate change, volunteers in western Colorado have turned back to the Stone Age, constructing hundreds of "one-rock dams" across semi-arid landscapes in an effort to slow down accelerated erosion and prevent the formation of gullies.
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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For sage grouse, science can be fatal 13.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Is the value of data worth the death of individual animals?
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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New soil samples from inside the Rocky Flats refuge show low plutonium levels 7.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Forty-eight soil samples taken inside the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in June revealed no elevated levels of plutonium, according to results released by officials at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Friday.
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Recent soil samples suggest Rocky Flats still unsafe, environmental groups contend 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Recent developments such as higher plutonium levels found at Rocky Flats prove the former nuclear weapons plant is still not safe for the public, a coalition of environmental groups contend in newly filed court documents.
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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Border wall construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a travesty 29.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The barrier divides the monument and nearby wildlife refuges.
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Guest Commentary: Protect the Endangered Species Act — we have too much to lose in Colorado and around the globe 21.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I am a scientist. I was born in Mexico and I came to the United States 30 years ago to do my Ph.D. in Biology at Harvard University, working with one of the world’s most highly recognized biologists, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. From an early age, I was fascinated by insects especially bees; the more I learned the more I was intrigued about their unique role and special place in our wild lands. Throughout my studies, I quickly learned that wild spaces were being destroyed and wildlife species were disappearing.
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Heavily polluted U.S. weapons sites — including Rocky Flats and Rocky Mountain Arsenal — are now home to wildlife 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.
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Some plague-affected prairie dog areas in Commerce City to remain closed through Labor Day 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Sites in Commerce City with plague-affected prairie dogs will remain closed through Labor Day, unaffected areas of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife refuge will reopen [cq comment="cq August 17"]Saturday.
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New Endangered Species Act rules open door to looser protections 14.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The new implementation guidelines relax habitat protections and favor development.
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