U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says five western Colorado reservoirs won’t be releasing water to help endangered fish this spring due to dry conditions.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it would continue to protect as a threatened species a mouse that lives along streams in Colorado and eastern Wyoming, saying human development continues to threaten the animal’s riparian habitat.
Ten Western Colorado area counties have united to maintain local control of conservation efforts of a rare bird that was classified as a species in 2000.
Wildlife officials working to save the endangered black-footed ferret are trying to persuade more western ranchers and farmers to reintroduce the species on their private land.
Four conservation groups based in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana have filed a lawsuit seeking to compel federal officials to address the white-tailed prairie dog population.
Colorado cattlemen say millions of dollars spent protecting the Gunnison sage grouse will be wasted if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service goes ahead with plans to protect the chicken-like bird as an endangered species.
A memorandum of understanding between federal and state agencies would allow routine grazing for property owners who agree to set aside land as black-footed ferret habitat.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is considering formally listing the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.
Two types of rare birds found in southern Colorado have a new protection plan.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing creating a 5.2 million-acre conservation area in south-central Colorado and northern New Mexico to protect wildlife habitat and migration corridors.
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