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Center For Biological Diversity

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage Grouse

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.

07/05/2014

Lesser prairie chicken (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Conservationists Seek More Protection For Grouse

Conservation groups say they will go to court to force the Obama administration to do more to save the lesser prairie chicken.

04/10/2014

Greenback cutthroat trout (credit: nas.er.usgs.gov)

Motorcycles Banned From Springs-Area Trail System

Federal land managers will ban motorcycles on a popular trail system near Colorado Springs to protect the endangered greenback cutthroat trout.

11/21/2012

Boreal toad (credit: wildlife.state.co.us)

Groups Seek Protection For Boreal Toads In Rockies

Three 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.

05/25/2011

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