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Endangered Species Act

Preble's meadow jumping mouse (credit: fws.gov)

Hickenlooper Involved In Mouse/Flood Recovery Flap

A tiny mouse is causing a big commotion across Colorado. The Preble mouse is holding up some flood repair efforts.

02/13/2014

Gunnison sage-grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Decision Delayed On Gunnison Grouse Protections

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.

02/12/2014

Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (credit: CBS)

Feds: Protected Mouse Isn’t Delaying Flood Work

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.

02/06/2014

Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (credit: CBS)

‘Endangered’ Mouse Could Delay Flood Recovery

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is warning that many flood repair projects could be delayed because they are in an endangered mouse’s habitat.

02/04/2014

A wolverine (credit: campus.albion.edu)

Feds Pause Before Decision On Wolverine Protection

The federal government is delaying its decision on whether to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.

02/04/2014

The San Luis Valley (credit: CBS)

Group Threatens To Sue Colorado Over River Flows

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.

01/22/2014

Yellow-Billed Cuckoo (credit: usm.edu)

Rare Bird Protection Agreement Made In Southern Colorado

Two types of rare birds found in southern Colorado have a new protection plan.

11/23/2012

BLM Opens Scenic Land To Drilling

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.

10/18/2011

Parachute penstemon (credit: fws.gov)

3 Colorado Wildflowers Protected

Two Colorado wildflowers found on the Western Slope are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.

07/27/2011