Endangered Species Act
A tiny mouse is causing a big commotion across Colorado. The Preble mouse is holding up some flood repair efforts.
Federal wildlife managers have postponed by six weeks a decision on whether to protect the Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah.
Federal wildlife managers deny that a mouse protected by the Endangered Species Act is holding up flood recovery projects in Colorado after congressman Cory Gardner expressed concerns about possible delays.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is warning that many flood repair projects could be delayed because they are in an endangered mouse’s habitat.
The federal government is delaying its decision on whether to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.
An environmental group is threatening to sue Colorado, saying its management of water in the San Luis Valley is putting New Mexico’s stretch of the Rio Grande at risk.
Two types of rare birds found in southern Colorado have a new protection plan.
The federal government is opening 90 percent of the Little Snake Area to drilling while setting limits on other scenic areas in northwestern Colorado, limits that conservationists say are too little too late.
Two Colorado wildflowers found on the Western Slope are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.