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ANALYSIS A frozen, severed head arrived at the lab. The bighorn sheep’s horns, splattered with bright red blood, curled tightly around its face. Its open eyes...
These days, any search for bighorn sheep in southwestern Colorado is an exercise in desperation. Bighorn hunters and advocates must train their eyes on...
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,...
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials now confirm that more than 5,600 fish, mostly rainbow and brown trout, died in the Big Thompson and its North Fork, and are blaming concrete from a bridge reconstruction project, part of the state’s massive recovery and reconstruction effort following the devastating September 2013 floods.
One of the rarest animals in the West won't get any special protection for now, as federal officials ignored their own researchers and withdrew a 2010 proposal to put wolverines on the endangered species list.
A federal judge ruled Friday that a Bush-era auction of gas leases on the Roan Plateau failed to adequately address its environmental impacts or entertain alternative, less-intrusive drilling plans.
The Bureau of Land Management is deferring all parcels associated with the August oil and gas lease sale in the North Fork Valley.
The U.S. Forest Service overturned a decision Monday to approve the expansion of a coal mine in western Colorado that biologists feared would destroy wildlife habitat.
Several conservation, sportsmen and wildlife groups in Colorado asked the state’s three gubernatorial candidates, Democrat John Hickenlooper, Republican Dan Maes and American Constitution Party...
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