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Conservationists warn weaker Trump rules could doom Colorado dancing grouse

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act could make it harder to bring animals back from the brink, including...

Guest Post: Gray wolf protection imperiled by politics, again Gray wolf...

In an era when environmental regulations throughout the United States are under siege, one particular species that has only recently begun to bounce back...

How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison The...

They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp...

No federal protection for the greater sage grouse

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the greater sage grouse does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Once upon a...

Showdown at Wolf Creek Pass

FRISCO, Colo. — Colorado's ski resort development wars may have died down when the real estate bubble burst in 2008, but there was never...

Twelve years of foot-dragging on lynx recovery

  FRISCO — Twelve years is long enough to finalize an endangered species plan for rare lynx in the Rocky Mountains, a federal judge has...

Rare Colorado wildflowers survive 30 years of bureaucratic bumbling

Saving tiny patches of rare plants from extinction is no easy task. In most cases, you can't just put a fence around them and call it good.

BLM sage-grouse guidance ruffles some enviro feathers

Reactions from conservation groups both nationally and on the ground in Colorado have been mixed regarding this week’s U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) guidance for the preservation of habitat for the greater sage grouse.

Endangered Species Act settlement deal could break listing logjam

A federal judge late last week signed off on a deal struck between the WildEarth Guardians environmental group and the U.S. Department of the Interior that would compel the federal government to reach final Endangered Species Act listing decisions on 253 species in the next five years.

Groups serve feds with notice of intent to sue over Arapahoe...

A coalition of environmental and citizen activist groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for...