Colorado Seeks US Approval Of Sage Grouse Protection MeasureColorado is asking the federal government to approve a key part of the state's effort to protect the greater sage grouse.
Environmental Groups Seeking More Protection For Sage GrouseTwo environmentalist groups filed suit Tuesday seeking stronger protection for a bird found only in Colorado and Utah, reaching that legal step ahead of state and local government officials who counter the federal government already has gone too far.
Groups Plan To Sue To Protect Rare Desert FlowersSeven conservation groups are planning to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for keeping two rare species of desert flowers off the federal list of endangered species.
U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage GrouseAn obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.
Conservationists Seek More Protection For GrouseConservation groups say they will go to court to force the Obama administration to do more to save the lesser prairie chicken.
Motorcycles Banned From Springs-Area Trail SystemFederal land managers will ban motorcycles on a popular trail system near Colorado Springs to protect the endangered greenback cutthroat trout.
Groups Seek Protection For Boreal Toads In RockiesThree conservation groups are petitioning the federal government to list boreal toads in the southern Rocky Mountains, Utah, northeastern Nevada and southern Idaho as threatened or endangered.