User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
Last updated: May 22 2019 20:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Two Colorado oil and gas projects under scrutiny after judge rules BLM, Forest Service violated federal environmental law 29.3.2019 Denver Post: Business
A U.S. District judge in Denver has ordered two federal agencies to meet with environmental organizations that sued over oil and gas drilling in western Colorado to sort out questions about the projects' effects on wildlife and the indirect effects on air quality.
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Guest Commentary: Colorado’s David Bernhardt would be the latest fox in the hen house  26.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
When the fox guards the hen house they’ll soon be no hens. We simply cannot let our valued public lands go unprotected and be similarly ravaged by Mr. Bernhardt’s out of touch values.
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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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Colorado fund that would help insurers cover sickest patients could reduce premiums by 23 percent, study finds 22.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A bill that would create a state fund to help insurers cover their sickest and most expensive patients could reduce individual health insurance premiums in Colorado by almost 23 percent, the state Division of Insurance said Thursday.
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We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion 11.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The recent encounter between a runner and a 40-pound cougar perpetuates unwarranted fear.
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Best races in Colorado that you probably haven’t heard of yet 11.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Here are some of the best lesser-known Colorado races to run in 2019 as curated by both The Know and our readers.
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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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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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Man climbing in Boulder County falls about 30 feet, injures back 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A climber in Boulder County's Gregory Canyon fell about 30 feet Wednesday and was taken to a local hospital suffering back injuries.
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Lifting federal protections for gray wolves gets mixed reaction 7.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A proposal by the Trump administration to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states is getting a mixed reaction in Washington state.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 letters: Big-game hunters are nothing but turkeys to Parks & Wildlife, Save Wolf Creek from developers, Hickenlooper for president? 6.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Big-game hunters are nothing but turkeys to Parks & Wildlife It is the time of the year when all big-game hunters become entranced with the idea of going forth in search of their chosen game. Applying for the respective license is only the first step. We were all forewarned that there would be an increase […]
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