U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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.
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.
Federal Grants Help Grouse Habitat In Colorado, WashingtonThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced about $828,000 in grants to preserve habitat for dwindling species including the greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse in Washington state and Colorado.
Golden Company That Once Worked With Lion Killer Getting ThreatsA company based in Golden that once worked with an American man and professional hunter accused of killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has been getting threats.
Colorado Takes Steps To Protect Greater Sage GrouseColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday ordered state agencies to take steps to protect the shrinking population of greater sage grouse in hopes of avoiding a listing under the federal Endangered Species Act, which would trigger tougher conservation rules.
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.
Mistakenly Killed Wolf Was Animal From Rare Arizona SightingA gray wolf that was accidently shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one seen in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Plan For Controlled Burn At Rocky Flats Called OffFederal officials say they are no longer considering setting a controlled burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.
Woman Won't Charge $7 Billion For Goats To Clean Up Weeds At Rocky FlatsPeople opposed to a proposed burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge say a woman has come up with a much better way to curb the fire risk.
Environmental Groups Seeking More Protection For Sage GrouseTwo environmentalist groups filed suit Tuesday seeking stronger protection for a bird found only in Colorado and Utah, reaching that legal step ahead of state and local government officials who counter the federal government already has gone too far.
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.

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