User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
Last updated: Jul 09 2019 08:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Two reported wolf sightings in Colorado being investigated by state wildlife officials 9.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Monday that biologists are working to confirm a public report of a wolf in Jackson County. Another reported sighting in Grand County is being investigated.
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Golden eagles survive amid suburbia of Highlands Ranch, thanks to preservation of natural habitat 5.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of golden eagles have nested successfully for years because Douglas County officials and the developers who in the 1980s built Highlands Ranch deliberately concentrated housing on relatively small lots, preserving 8,200 acres of natural habitat where the eagles hunt.
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Colorado wildlife officials: Leave baby deer alone 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado wildlife officials are pleading for people to leave baby deer alone after seeing multiple fawns orphaned.
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The West’s worst fires aren’t burning in forests 13.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Range fires get bigger every year, threatening sagebrush habitat and rural towns.
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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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Flood risks bring warnings for those living, playing near rivers in southwestern Colorado 10.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in southwestern Colorado are warning tourists and residents to take precautions as the melting of this winter’s record snowpack is leading to flood risks.
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Rockslide closes road in Dinosaur National Monument, no injuries reported 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rockslide has closed a section of Colorado roadway in the Dinosaur National Monument.
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Man’s body found in Thornton’s Hunters Glen Lake; investigation is underway 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man's body was found in a Thornton lake on Monday and police are investigating the incident.
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Killing wolves was supposed to solve a problem but created issue with coyotes 4.6.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
On a cold, miserable morning in May, Stan Gehrt trod across an open field as wind and rain blew in his face. He was leading a team of wildlife biologists on a mission to find an animal with a gift for not being seen.
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After nearly going extinct, Washington’s pygmy rabbits need room to grow 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Recovering the endangered rabbits will test society’s willingness to let nature reclaim a landscape.
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Where water is life, many on the Pine Ridge Reservation go thirsty 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A pipeline’s promise is fulfilled for white ranchers while tribal communities are left waiting.
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Treaty rights prevail in Supreme Court 21.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In a 5-4 vote, the court disagreed that Wyoming’s statehood nullified a Crow Tribe hunting treaty.
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To control forest fires, Colorado and other western states light more of their own 18.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Forest Service and its partners hope over the next decade to carry out a series of prescribed burns in Northern Colorado to protect communities and the river, which supplies water to about 300,000 people.
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Letters: Spare bobcats from traps; Report biological gender of shooting suspect (5/17/19) 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Spare bobcats from traps Re: “Bobcat trophy hunting ban rejected,” May 10 news story On Thursday, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) Commission voted unanimously to continue the trapping of our iconic bobcats, ignoring the views of thousands of citizens who asked them to ban this cruel practice. In 1996, Colorado voters passed Amendment 14 […]
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The key to endangered species recovery? Communication. 15.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
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Will the Trump administration boost uranium? 9.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy industry lobbying could lead to more mining from Bears Ears to Wyoming.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Scientists to monitor ecology while Left Hand Creek site undergoes flood restoration this summer 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Work to restore portions of Left Hand Creek altered by the 2013 flood to more disaster-resilient and environmentally healthy conditions will continue this summer, with a side of ecological scientific monitoring.
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Letters: Bring back gray wolves, Barr’s testimony (5/5/19) 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Gray wolves need more time to return to state Subsistence hunting is an act that demands gratitude and humility. While hunting, I have the opportunity to feel what it’s like to leave the comforts of modern life and live amongst the wild things. It gives me respect for the animals that hunt for a living, like wolves.
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Vail Resort’s pursuit of the longest ski season affecting Breckenridge’s efforts to protect its “crown jewel” wildlife preserve 30.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Breckenridge Ski Resort's gondola, which cuts directly through Breckenridge's Cucumber Gulch, encroaches on the wildlife preserve's most sensitive time of year for moose, mule deer.
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