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A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.

03/13/2015

A gray wolf (credit: INGO WAGNER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gray Wolf Decision Could Have Big Ramifications In Colorado

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species in Colorado.

11/20/2013

Mshindi (credit: CBS)

Rhino Bites Woman’s Finger At Denver Zoo

A Denver Zoo visitor is recovering after she was bitten by a rhino Wednesday afternoon.

08/28/2013

Feds Keep Preble’s Mouse On Threatened List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it would continue to protect as a threatened species a mouse that lives along streams in Colorado and eastern Wyoming, saying human development continues to threaten the animal’s riparian habitat.

05/23/2013

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Groups File Lawsuit Over White-Tailed Prairie Dog

Four conservation groups based in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana have filed a lawsuit seeking to compel federal officials to address the white-tailed prairie dog population.

02/07/2013