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Colorado Takes Steps To Protect Greater Sage Grouse

Colorado 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.

05/15/2015

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Prescribed Burns Postponed At Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge

The 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.

03/24/2015

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Mistakenly Killed Wolf Was Animal From Rare Arizona Sighting

A 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.

02/11/2015

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Plan For Controlled Burn At Rocky Flats Called Off

Federal officials say they are no longer considering setting a controlled burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.

02/06/2015

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Woman Won’t Charge $7 Billion For Goats To Clean Up Weeds At Rocky Flats

People 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.

02/02/2015

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Environmental Groups Seeking More Protection For Sage Grouse

Two 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.

01/20/2015

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Groups Plan To Sue To Protect Rare Desert Flowers

Seven 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.

12/30/2014

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Gunnison County Signals Plan For Sage Grouse Suit

A 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.

12/29/2014

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Federal Wildlife Managers Seek Data On Sage Grouse

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking Indian tribes, government agencies and others to submit information about conservation efforts for the greater sage grouse.

12/22/2014

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Environmental Groups To Sue Over Gunnison Grouse

Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status.

11/20/2014

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