Trash Can Fire Stops Amtrak Train Outside DenverA trash can fire stopped an Amtrak train near Denver on Monday but firefighters say it didn't damage the rest of the train.
Smoke Pours From Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge During Controlled BurnA large plume of smoke is visible across some parts of the northern Denver metro area Friday morning due to a controlled burn.
Rare Ferrets Find New Home At Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge30 ferrets were released as part of a program to reintroduce them in 12 states where they once thrived, from Montana to Texas.
Rare Ferrets Being Released At Rocky Mountain Arsenal RefugeIt's a milestone for both the highly endangered animals and the former Superfund site on Denver's industrial edge.
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.
Feds Plan Announcement On Protections For Imperiled Greater Sage GrouseU.S. officials plan to make a major announcement Tuesday on efforts to protect an imperiled bird that could have implications for the energy and ranching industries.
Top Spots To View Wildlife Near DenverOne of the best parts of summer is spending time in the great outdoors and one of the perks of being outdoors is wildlife viewing. Stop by one of our state parks or national parks and check out the local fauna, or take advantage of a wild animal sanctuary to see more exotic wildlife. There is still plenty of time this summer in which to take a hike and look and animals. Bring the family or spend some time alone in these wildlife viewing areas.
Prescribed Burns Postponed At Rocky Mountain Arsenal RefugeThe first in a series of prescribed burns planned at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in the northeast Denver area was postponed on Tuesday.
Nature Park Planned For Urban Denver NeighborhoodThe uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore's trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.
Private Money Boosts Federal Public Land ProgramHundreds of young people will be clearing weeds and planting trees from Hawaii to Vermont under a federal program that depends largely on private funding, the U.S. interior secretary said Thursday.
Sally Jewell To Visit Colorado Wildlife RefugeU.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to make an announcement about youth jobs on federal public lands.
Colorado Getting More Than $2M To Pay For Trails, ShuttlesColorado is getting $2.2 million in federal funds to pay for a new trail link in a Denver-area network, and to improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument.