User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Wildlife Corridor
Last updated: May 13 2018 22:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Weekend weather: Denver to be sunny and warm, snow in mountains, fire danger on plains 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver should be sunny and see highs in the low 60s on Saturday. A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the plains and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the high country
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Federal oil, gas leases net $601K in revenue — and objections to drilling in wildlife habitat 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Roughly two-thirds of the federal oil and gas leases offered in a Colorado auction that spurred concerns about the impact on wildlife were sold Thursday.
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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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State to ask Colorado BLM to defer action on some oil, gas leases proposed in wildlife habitat 11.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State officials and conservationists want action delayed on at least some of the new federal oil and gas leases proposed in Colorado, citing potential impacts on deer, elk, greater sage grouse and a bird being considered for the endangered species list.
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Interstate 25 expansion south of Denver shows need for wildlife tunnels as officials track carnage 17.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Bears, deer, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals are dying, picked off at the rate of at least one a day by vehicles, as Colorado contractors widen Interstate 25 south of Denver to six lanes through wetlands and other wildlife habitat.
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Extinction looms for southern California’s mountain lions 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new study presents a choice: Allow the big cats to vanish in 50 years — or build modest wildlife corridors.
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Gray wolves may lose federal endangered species protection under Trump administration initiative 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves face a fresh push to strip away the federal protection that's helped them recover from near-extinction, while deer, antelope and moose may get government help in Colorado and other states to roam across increasingly fragmented habitat.
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Should energy interests outweigh wildlife? 17.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Wyoming, Trump’s energy dominance mandate could irreparably devastate mule deer migrations.
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Bear attacks 5-year-old girl in Grand Junction early Sunday morning 13.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A bear attacked a 5-year-old girl in Grand Junction early Sunday morning, leaving her with serious injuries.
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It’s not just big game that need protection from development and climate change 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke has proposed creation of wildlife corridors in the West to encourage conservation of big game species: elk, pronghorn and deer. This could be a good idea.
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Interior Secretary Zinke launches push to save habitat for wildlife and boost hunting 12.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has launched an initiative to improve habitat and migration corridors for antelope, deer and elk.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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Hunt for Preble’s jumping mouse at Rocky Flats comes up empty 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
The hunt is on for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse -- and so is a Trump-backed fight that holds it up as proof the Endangered Species Act needs to be changed.
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Final proposal: West Davis freeway takes controversial route, with environmentally friendly tweaks 7.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The final route of the West Davis Corridor — a 19-mile freeway heading northwest from Legacy Parkway through Davis and Weber counties — will closely mirror the initial course proposed in 2013 that created years of delay and protest. But state transportation leaders say they made numerous concessions after opposition from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and conservation groups that worried it would destroy too many Great Salt Lake wetlands, grass-roots groups that feared it would demolish their ...
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Wildlife rehabilitation center closing in Colorado Springs 17.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Colorado Springs will close in late June.
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Paul Allen goes digital to save world’s most-endangered animals 14.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
If he has his way, Paul Allen will have 90,000 square miles of African territory covered with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity to Africa's remotest, most wildlife-packed corners. It's the biggest conservation tech project to date: a command-and-control system for rangers to record and respond to poaching threats, from Kenya to Tanzania.
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Film about Florida’s forgotten coast to screen at library 27.4.2017 Steamboat Pilot

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of “Forgotten Coast,” a featured documentary by Eric Bendick from the 2016 International Wildlife Film Festival, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2 in Library Hall.

A vast and largely unexplored wildlife corridor lies hidden on the western side of Florida, stretching from the Everglades to the Alabama border. Three friends set off to immerse themselves in this forgotten coast, vowing to traverse it only by routes navigable by the Florida black bear. Their 1,000-mile journey by foot, bike and paddle uncovers a lost American wilderness and stresses the vital importance of conserving it. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.

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