User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
Last updated: Jun 02 2018 07:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Longmont weighs new restrictions on property owners’ ability to kill prairie dogs 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Longmont on Thursday unveiled a draft of potential changes in the city's prairie dog management policies and regulations and is inviting public comment on those revisions.
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Jefferson County health chief: Keep Rocky Flats off limits or prove it’s safe for recreation 1.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The public health chief for Jefferson County on Thursday declared the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge should not open to the public due to lack of "truly independent" assessment of potentially harmful plutonium contamination both on and off the federal property.
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10 skunks, 1 bat test positive for rabies throughout Weld County 26.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Weld County Health Department announced Friday that 10 cases of rabies found over the past two months throughout Weld County.
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Bison calf born in Colorado lab for conservation found dead 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A bison calf born in a lab through in-vitro fertilization and introduced to a conservation herd has died.
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Here’s why there are so many coyotes and why they are spreading so fast 24.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
For eons, coyotes roamed what is now the western United States, with its wide-open plains. Then came European settlers, who cut down forests for farms and ranches in a steady east-west march. Along the way, they killed large predators such as pumas and wolves to protect livestock and for their own safety.
Facts should matter more than feelings in public policy 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Which of these statements is false? 1. The release of carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere has contributed to global warming.  2. Free trade has reduced poverty around the world. 3. Hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. fracking) does not contaminate groundwater. 4. The federal Head Start program has no long term impact on participants. 5. Vaccines are safe for the vast majority of children and effective in preventing the spread of communicable diseases. 6. Genetically modified crops are safe for consumption. 7. Federal higher education programs have increased the cost of college tuition.  8. Foreign born individuals commit fewer crimes, on average, than native born Americans. 9. A human baby’s heart begins beating three weeks after conception. 10. Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge is safe to visit.
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Colorado sanctuary offers safe home to abandoned wolf-dogs 15.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves haven't roamed wild in Colorado for almost 80 years. But nestled in a forest 45 minutes south of Westcliffe, the sound of a wolf's howl can be heard echoing off of the mountains.
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People built a whole island to protect the rarest of rare creatures — an albino orangutan 9.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Alba is one of the rarest creatures on Earth: She's the only known albino member of a dwindling population of Bornean orangutans. Her snowy fur and inquisitive pale eyes make her an otherworldly anomaly - and such a target that people are taking unprecedented measures to keep her safe.
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Grizzly bears wanted alive, not dead 27.4.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
In the early 1800s, somewhere between 47,000 and 72,000 grizzly bears existed in the lower 48 states. Now, they number fewer than 2,000.
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State mining regulators reject controversial proposal for 239-acre gravel mine near Colorado Springs wildlife habitat 27.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
State mining regulators on Thursday rejected a bitterly-contested push to blast a 239-acre gravel pit into wildlife habitat along Colorado's Front Range south of Colorado Springs, tilting toward protection of the environment in the face of development demands.
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A 239-acre gravel mine has been proposed next to a Colorado Springs wildlife preserve. A vote this week will show where the state’s priorities lay. 25.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A battle over the proposed 239-acre Hitch Rack Ranch gravel mine along Colorado's already-scarred Front Range mountains is blowing up into a test case: How does a state increasingly oriented toward natural beauty handle extractive projects that ravage the beauty?
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Government: Wild red wolf population could soon be wiped out 25.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The only wild population of endangered red wolves is unsustainable and could be wiped out within a decade after dwindling to a few dozen, government officials said in a report Tuesday.
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Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border 17.4.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump is criticizing the California governor for rejecting proposed border duties for the National Guard.
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Keeping up with the Kangaroos 15.4.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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Salman Khan’s blackbuck poaching case: When the Race 3 star claimed that he ‘fed the deer with biscuits’ 5.4.2018 Bollywood – The Indian Express
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Q&A: Mike Pence’s daughter is not mad John Oliver wrote a competing Marlon Bundo book. In fact, she bought a copy. 27.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Pences stopped by Colorado Springs and chatted about Marlon Bundo, the process of writing a children's book and, yes, John Oliver's parody book.
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Zinke supports restoration of grizzlies in North Cascades 24.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The federal government intends to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state, a goal that represents "the American conservation ethic come to life," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday.
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Idaho moves ahead with possible grizzly bear hunting season 23.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.
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1,200 animals are headed to Littleton’s new, SeaQuest interactive aquarium inside Southwest Plaza mall 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Meet and greet hundreds of species, like otters and octopuses, at Littleton's new interactive aquarium.
Rocky Mountain National Park studies growing moose numbers 21.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Rocky Mountain National Park researchers will put GPS collars on more moose this year to study how the animals' growing population uses park habitat.
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