Groups Rekindle Battle Over Lesser Prairie ChickenFour months after the federal government gave up a court fight to keep the lesser prairie chicken on the endangered species list, environmentalists say there's new evidence that warrants listing the bird again.
Judge Says U.S. Should Reconsider Habitat For Canada LynxA federal judge says the U.S. government was wrong to exclude portions of five western states when it designated critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
US Proposes Hunting For 1st Time On Baca Wildlife RefugeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says parts of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge in southern Colorado could be open to hunting for the first time to help manage elk, other big game and migratory game birds.
US Wildlife Workers Plead Guilty To Poaching-Related Charges In ColoradoColorado officials say two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges.
Plan To Protect Colorado Wildlife ApprovedA comprehensive plan to protect wildlife in Colorado has been approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Western Leaders Head Urges Change In Endangered Species PlanWildlife managers, conservationists and business interests are meeting in Denver as the Western Governors Association looks for ways to change the way endangered species are protected.
Suspicion Over Federal Wolf Plan Spreads To Colorado, UtahSuspicion over federal plans to restore endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest has spread to Colorado and Utah, where ranchers and officials are fiercely resisting any attempt to import the predators.
Feds To Study Butterfly Once Found Across SouthwestFederal officials plan to study the status of a butterfly once found across the Southwest to see if it warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Prescribed Burn Gets Out Of Control And Damages StructuresA prescribed burn that jumped containment lines destroyed three structures and charred about 600 acres of grass.
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.
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.