US Considers Mining Limits To Save Sage GrouseThe Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday for limiting mining on federal land in the West to protect the vulnerable greater sage grouse, but it isn't saying which it prefers.
Interior Department Touts Efforts To Protect Sage GrouseInterior Secretary Sally Jewell is in Colorado to tout efforts to save the greater sage grouse across the West one year after the federal government decided not invoke the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare bird.
Judge Says U.S. Should Reconsider Habitat For Canada LynxA federal judge says the U.S. government was wrong to exclude portions of five western states when it designated critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
U.S. Takes Key Step To Implement Sage Grouse Conservation PlanFederal land managers have issued new guidelines that will help determine what restrictions are imposed on oil and gas drilling, livestock grazing and other activities in the West to protect the greater sage grouse.
U.S. Announces Plans To Protect Rare Colorado, Utah BirdsFederal land managers have announced much-anticipated plans to protect the rare Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in Colorado and Utah.
Western Leaders Head Urges Change In Endangered Species PlanWildlife managers, conservationists and business interests are meeting in Denver as the Western Governors Association looks for ways to change the way endangered species are protected.
Feds To Study Butterfly Once Found Across SouthwestFederal officials plan to study the status of a butterfly once found across the Southwest to see if it warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Colorado Creek Turned Purple During Fish Management ProgramA small stream turned a hue of purple right now as state fish biologists begin a large scale fish management program, leaving hundreds of fish dead, while making way for another threatened species of native fish to be moved there.
Sage Grouse Plan Aims For Balance Between Industry, WildlifeA cooperative effort to save a ground-dwelling bird has diverted it from possible extinction, federal officials declared Tuesday.
Rancher: Sage Grouse Cooperation Broke DistrustThe latest on the decision not to list the greater sage grouse as threatened or endangered.
Interior Department: Sage Grouse No Longer Needs ProtectionThe Interior Department said Tuesday that the greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird whose vast range spans 11 Western states, no longer requires federal protection.
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.