User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Mar 16 2020 21:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Guest Commentary: Sen. Gardner has two faces when it comes to protecting Colorado’s ecology and environment 16.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The reality is that over his tenure, Gardner has largely contradicted his claims to be Colorado’s conservationist. His record shows he has consistently opposed public lands and failed to safeguard our clean air and water.
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Editorial: Cory Gardner delivers with major land conservation and parks funding 7.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has delivered the goods for Colorado, the West and America’s increasingly fragile ecology and environment.
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Trump credits Gardner in deal to boost conservation, national parks maintenance 5.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote more than a $1 billion a year to clear a growing maintenance backlog at national parks.
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Conservation history 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
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Trump’s gas wells in Wyoming would block pronghorn migration 25.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The 170-mile route has been traveled for 6,000 years. Conservation groups are trying to prevent 3,500 new wells from severing it.
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Colorado aims to undo conservation easement tax-credit mess from 10 years ago 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Lawmakers are set to consider a proposal next week that could refund hundreds of millions of dollars to people who innocently bought into the state’s conservation easement tax credit program, only to see officials dismiss the tax credits as worthless and tag them with hefty bills.
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Tom Udall: It’s past time we confront the climate and nature crises 31.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
For our survival, we can look to my father’s vision as an alternative to our current path.
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Why a wildlife biologist became a social justice advocate 16.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sergio Avila, known prominently for his jaguar research, shifted his focus to equity in the outdoors.
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Every free day in 2020 at Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum and other Colorado cultural institutions 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
In a city like Denver, it’s not always easy to find affordable, family-friendly things to do. But you can do all of these for $0.
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Every free day in 2020 at Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum and other Colorado cultural institutions 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
In a city like Denver, it’s not always easy to find affordable, family-friendly things to do. But you can do all of these for $0.
Xcel Energy provides provides some juice to turn private ranch into state park 1.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy customers who sign up for an energy-saving program are also helping map the future of Colorado's newest state park, Fisher's Peak near Trinidad. Xcel Energy-Colorado said it is donating $25 for each new enrollment in its Saver's Switch program to The Trust for Public Lands
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Trump’s border wall threatens fish species 31.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. is skirting conservation laws and withdrawing millions of gallons of groundwater.
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When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate 31.12.2019 Current Issue
In Island Park, Idaho, a fight over roadkill became a referendum on government control.
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West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation “home run” 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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Editorial: Denver must stick to its guns to protect Park Hill open space 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Allowing development on land protected by both a conservation easement and recreational zoning is too dangerous a precedent to set, regardless of how amiable the developer is, how direly we need affordable housing or how many “stakeholder” meetings are held.
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Webb: Park Hill Golf Course land can and must be preserved under new conservation law 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In July, Westside Investment Partners, Inc., purchased the Park Hill Golf Course land. They speculated that they would be able to terminate the easement and change the open space-recreation zoning easily -- but they were wrong.
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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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How do you save endangered gorillas? With lots of human help 29.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulent inside.
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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