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Yellow-billed cuckoo (credit: James Coe/birds.cornell.edu)

Government Extends Public Comment Period On Cuckoo

The 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.

04/11/2014

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

Firefighters clear brush inside Rocky Mountain National Park near the Fern Lake Fire area on Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Wildfires In December Put A Strain On Resources

Snowpack throughout Colorado is well below normal for this time of year and the fire season is extending into the holidays. That’s proving to be quite a challenge for wildfire managers.

12/04/2012

CBS4's Tom Mustin interviews Nick Nauslar with the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center. (credit: CBS)

Experts Hesitant To Say Monsoon Moisture Will Totally Douse Fire Danger

As Colorado’s Front Range braces for its first major rain in weeks, experts are cautiously optimistic that this infamous wildfire season is finally winding down.

07/05/2012

This image was captured on June 18 inside the lines of the High Park Fire. (credit: Colorado National Guard)

Colorado The Top Priority For Federal Wildfire Officials

Wildfires are roaring across Colorado and every resource the state has is in use. Coordinating the regional effort happens at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center in Lakewood.

06/26/2012

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Western Colorado Wildfire Is 92 Percent Contained

A fire that has burned more than 9 square miles in western Colorado is 92 percent contained.

06/02/2012

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6th Helicopter Requested At Wildfire In Southwest Colorado

Fire managers have requested an additional helicopter to help fight a nine-square-mile wildfire in southwestern Colorado near the Utah border.

05/30/2012

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400 Firefighters, 5 Copters At Western Colorado Wildfire

About 400 firefighters and five helicopters are battling an eight-square-mile wildfire in western Colorado.

05/29/2012

An image of the fire near Fowler (credit: CBS)

Western Colorado Wildfire 30 Percent Contained

Crews battled two wildfires in Colorado that had burned a combined 12 square miles by Monday.

05/28/2012

An image of the fire near Fowler (credit: CBS)

Wildfires Burn 7,000 Acres In Western Colorado

Gusty winds have spread two wildfires in western Colorado that have burned more than 7,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of several campgrounds.

05/27/2012

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