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Tag Archives: sage grouse

Interior overhauls sage grouse conservation

On a windy morning in September 2015, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell stood at a podium on a patch of scruffy earth at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain […]...

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August 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Interior’s new sage grouse recommendations at a glance

Editor’s note: Increased development has reduced the national sage grouse population from millions to less than 500,000 birds, currently spread across 10 Western states, including […]...

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August 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Hickenlooper bats for embroiled human-services director and sage-grouse alike

Sage man Hickenlooper has pledged relief for the much besmirched greater sage-grouse by bringing oil and gas companies on board to help with conservation efforts. […]...

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May 15, 2015 Just In, Uncategorized

Colorado hunters rejoice: Sage-grouse variant doesn’t make endangered-species list

The besmirched sage-grouse, a sort-of ugly, sort-of regal bird with breasts like oversized egg yolks and a violently spiky tail, may have no idea how […]...

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April 21, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Sage-Grouse politics heat up after feds list Gunnison bird as ‘threatened’

With the main population of Gunnison sage-grouse somewhat secured by local conservation efforts, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated the birds "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act....

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November 12, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix
Colorado oil and gas debate more civilized in the wild than in the capitol

Colorado oil and gas debate more civilized in the wild than in the capitol

Stepped-up natural gas drilling in northwestern Colorado can ripple-effect Denver politics, where wrangling over new drilling regulations last week took an ugly turn. But the […]...

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February 4, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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