User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Jul 10 2019 22:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Letters: Defending culling of geese; Culling angers Canadian; If the shoe fits…; Give that team a raise (7/10/19) 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Defending culling of geese Re: “Protesters flock to Wash. Park seeking to stop culling of geese,” July 7 news story Overpopulation of wildlife can become a serious problem, as it has with Canada geese in Denver parks. Last weekend more than 100 self-appointed goose sentinels gathered to memorialize geese that were removed from Washington Park. […]
Letters: Rounding up geese from parks — cruel or beneficial? (7/7/19) 7.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Should we kill and eat geese from Denver parks? Re: “Geese in roundup are goners,” July 3 news story
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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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Kafer: Some geese have got to go — culling is the logical and humane response 4.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The park-to-table plan is a brilliant solution. Rather than incinerate the birds or contribute to the city’s landfill, the birds will make good meals for needy Denverites.
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Autopsy finds missing Eagle County deputy killed himself 4.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A western Colorado coroner says an Eagle County Sheriff's deputy who was the subject of a three-day search last week died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Big new reservoirs planned northeast of Denver would divert more of South Platte’s Nebraska-bound water to thirsty metro suburbs 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials are planning to build multiple large reservoirs on the prairie northeast of Denver to capture more of the South Platte River's Nebraska-bound water, then pump it back westward to booming metro suburbs struggling to wean themselves off dwindling underground aquifers.
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Body of missing Eagle County deputy found inside his truck in rural Garfield County 29.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The body of a missing Eagle County man was located Friday inside his truck in a rural part of Garfield County, officials said.
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Search underway for missing Eagle County man 28.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Tayler Esslinger, of Gypsum, was last seen driving a black 2011 Dodge pickup truck, and was believed to be heading into the mountains, according to the Eagle County Sheriff's Office.
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Toronto Raptors rally; celebration continues 18.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests.
Kafer: Rep. Crow’s gun liability law makes a mockery of personal responsibility 17.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Every day-and-a-half a person is stabbed to death in England and Wales. Crimes involving knives or other sharp objects have increased 33 percent over the past eight years. There were 44,500 knife offenses alone during that period. Knife crime has reached the highest level since officials began keeping records and these statistics do not include crimes committed in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
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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On the Road to 50: Stitching the Northwest back together 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The past, present and future of the West, and HCN’s coverage of the region.
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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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“Transformative,” “substantial,” “turducken”? Colorado lawmakers approve a bevy of energy bills in 2019 session 19.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The 2019 Colorado General Assembly approved more than a dozen energy-related bills that address issues ranging from climate change, renewable energy, electric vehicles, community solar gardens to energy-efficient appliances and homes.
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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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Greg Sopkin, former Colorado PUC chairman, appointed Environmental Protection Agency regional director 1.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trump administration officials have appointed former Colorado Public Utilities Commission chairman Greg Sopkin as the Environmental Protection Agency's regional chief to oversee agency efforts in six western states.
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Denver Zoo contingent helps rescue 1,800 flamingo chicks, unhatched eggs in South Africa 1.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Almost 1,800 flamingo chicks and eggs in South Africa are getting a second chance after being abandoned during a drought -- conservation agencies, including the Denver Zoo, have joined an international rescue effort for the birds.
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Idaho, Utah seek to defend Trump drilling plan lawsuit over sage grouse 30.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two states are seeking to intervene on the side of the federal government after four conservation groups asked a judge to immediately halt drilling, mining and other activities to protect habitat for a ground-dwelling bird in seven Western states.
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