User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
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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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Guest Commentary: Ignore those viral lies about wolves in Colorado 15.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The last few weeks has produced major developments in the debate over the future of wolves in Colorado.  On January 6, the Secretary of State certified that sufficient signatures had been submitted to require initiative #107, which calls for restoration of wolves by 2023, be placed on the November 2020 ballot.
Letters: Demands to end fracking; Children are a gain, not a loss, for society; Deer, elk don’t need another predator to keep numbers down (1/14/20) 14.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Demands to end fracking
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What threatens the black-footed ferret? 10.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Biologists are trying to understand why the species continues to disappear in the West
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Texas man pleads guilty to illegally hunting trophy elk in Conifer, Evergreen backyards 21.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A 50-year-old Texas man pleaded guilty this month to sneaking into Evergreen and Conifer residents' backyards to illegally hunt elk and deer, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a news release.
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Kafer: Rural Coloradans deserve greater say on wolf reintroduction 13.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Coloradans could hear wolves howling for the first time in 80 years as early as 2023 if wolf advocates are successful. This week, they submitted 211,093 signatures, likely more than enough, to place an initiative on the 2020 ballot to require state wildlife commissioners to reintroduce gray wolves on public lands in western Colorado. Wolves, already present in neighboring states, would once again inhabit their historic Rocky Mountain range from Canada to Mexico.
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Push to reintroduce wolves in Colorado gains momentum with delivery of 211,000 signatures for ballot initiative 10.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
After months of collecting signatures, proponents of a ballot initiative to reintroduce wolves in Colorado on Tuesday presented state officials with what they believe are more than enough signatures to put their measure to voters next year.
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U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review after lawsuit 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday.
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10 grizzly bears from Argentina, zoo animals, find new home in Colorado 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Ten grizzly bears from Argentina, zoo animals who were part of a zoo closure, are now in Colorado.
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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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Bronco Briefs: Lakewood native, former CSU Ram Bisi Johnson making plays for Vikings 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Vikings receiver Bisi Johnson, a Lakewood native who attended Bear Creek High School and Colorado State, is having a fine rookie year.
Raccoon with peanut butter jar on its head is rescued by firefighters 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head was rescued from a tree in Roxborough on Wednesday.
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This season’s best reads 11.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A roundup of the new and upcoming books that have caught our eye.
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The U.S. has spent more money erasing Native languages than saving them 5.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As tribes fight to save their languages from extinction, has the government done enough?
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Influx of grizzly bears compels Montanans to adapt 1.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
From electric fences to special garbage cans, rural communities find new tools to help them coexist with bears.
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Killing Bullwinkle: Big money and controversy surround Western trophy hunts 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Wealthy hunters pay top dollar for desired hunts, padding Fish and Game budgets and prodding resistance.
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How Big Rec chooses its public-lands battles 24.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Outdoor industry giants stood up for Bears Ears. Why won’t they stand up for the Borderlands?
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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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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