User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
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Conservation among keys to coping with water woes 15.6.2009 Vail Colorado: Columnists
Tthere's more people with a stake in the water fight and a dwindling supply to go around
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Sarah Hagenbuch: Conservation district offers tools 12.6.2009 Steamboat Pilot
Spring is in full swing, along with the high-flowing waters and the fast-growing weeds. The Routt County Conser­vation District sells polyacrylamide to help prevent seepage of water out of ditches and ponds.
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Turner to be honored for conservation 31.5.2009 Denver Post: Outdoors
Philanthropist and conservationist Ted Turner will be the recipient of the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented by the Colorado Conservation Trust's annual Q&A for Conservation event.
You Might Oppose The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act If … 30.5.2009 NewWest.Net Politics
On May 5, I testified on behalf of thousands of Montanans against the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act. NREPA would turn more than 24 million acres of federal land to wilderness across Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon. For perspective, 24 million acres is larger than the districts of any of the bill’s 90 House cosponsors, and it’s more than 3,000 times larger than the lead sponsor’s 13 square mile district in New York City. The issue isn’t whether protecting our federal lands is a worthwhile objective. It is. The issue is whether the top-down approach NREPA takes is the best way to do it. Reasonable people can disagree, and in that spirit, Paul Richards recently penned an op-ed in which he refers to ...
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Conservation groups challenge lynx decision 28.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Suit says the Fish and Wildlife Service erred by not including part of Colorado in the critical habitat designation
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Conservation groups want to defend Colorado oil, gas rules in court 28.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Rules require Colorado regulators to give more consider to environment and public health
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New environmentalists emerging in Grand County: Ranchers 27.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Balancing the needs of rancher and natural habitat
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Water plan on agenda 26.5.2009 Steamboat Pilot

Local water and sustainability experts hope to help residents save money and the environment. They’re sharing a wide-ranging water conservation plan with the public this week. Their first goal is to slash peak water use in the Steamboat Springs area by 10 percent by 2015.

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Guest Commentary: Mobilizing young people to tackle energy problems 24.5.2009 Denver Post: Opinion
Everything old is new again. With the Recovery Act, infrastructure investment, and job creation, it is no surprise that many are looking to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1930s New Deal.
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1,613 acres to be conserved 21.5.2009 Steamboat Pilot

A group of partners have joined forces to conserve more than 1,600 acres of working agriculture land and critical environmental habitat in West Routt County.

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Runners Unite! 21.5.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
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When neighbors become cops 20.5.2009 Writers on the Range
As mandatory water conservation becomes more common in the West, many communities are asking residents to report water-wasters.
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Sci-fi conservation 20.5.2009 High Country News Most Recent
Enviros create force-fields around national parks. Also: Recovery Act funds are coming to BLM lands in the Western states.
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Vail Valley duck hunters preserving habitats 15.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Conservation group, with a Vail Valley branch, raises millions every year
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Feds grant $1.1 million to Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory 15.5.2009 Denver Post: News: Local
The non-profit Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory has received a $244,351 grant from the U. ...
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Runners Unite! 14.5.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
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Phoenix Zoo goal: Save threatened frogs 13.5.2009 azcentral.com | news
The Phoenix Zoo's amphibian head-start program is an attempt to help the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog recover and thrive in natural habitats.
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ABQ Water Use Exceeds Conservation Goal, Utility Says 13.5.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
ABQ Water Use Exceeds Conservation Goal, Utility Says
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Ruling puts value on land contribution 12.5.2009 Denver Post: Business
Eight years after Gunnison County rancher Nick Hughes claimed a $3.1 million federal tax deduction for a conservation easement, a judge has ruled that Hughes owes the IRS $437,153 in taxes. ...
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Obama sticks with Bush policyon polar bears 9.5.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration, which promised a sharp break from the Bush White House on global warming, declared Friday it would stick with a Bush-era policy against expanding protection for climate-threatened polar bears and ruled out a broad new attack on greenhouse gases.
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