Refuge Would Allow Visitors On Rocky Flats Site, But 'Donut Hole' To Remain RestrictedFederal officials plan to open the Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge to visitors in 2018, but a large area in the middle will remain off limits.
Rare Ferrets Settling In, Making Babies At New Colorado HomeDozens of slinky, ferocious and rare ferrets are settling in and making babies at their new home in Colorado, one year after they were released at a wildlife refuge outside Denver.
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.
Tests Confirm Coyote Hunter Killed Wolf In Grand CountyThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirms DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter on April 29 near Kremmling prove the animal is in fact a wild gray wolf.
Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis ValleyPrescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven't been set.
Groups Plan To Sue To Protect Rare Desert FlowersSeven conservation groups are planning to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for keeping two rare species of desert flowers off the federal list of endangered species.
Gunnison County Signals Plan For Sage Grouse SuitA western Colorado county in the heart of Gunnison sage grouse habitat took the first step toward suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing the bird as a threatened species, officials said Monday.
Government Extends Public Comment Period On CuckooThe public comment period on a proposal to list yellow-billed cuckoos as a threatened species has been extended again as a result of the government shutdown last fall.
Conservationists Seek More Protection For GrouseConservation groups say they will go to court to force the Obama administration to do more to save the lesser prairie chicken.
Wind Farms Get Pass On Eagle DeathsIt happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.