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Where did the wild horses removed from Sand Wash Basin go? A Colorado state prison.
Mustang advocates who wanted the horses to remain free now are frustrated by a lack of access to holding pens at the prison. One beloved horse was euthanized.
U.S. Senate approves Tracy Stone-Manning to lead Bureau of Land Management over GOP opposition
Colorado's Democratic U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper voted in favor of Stone-Manning's nomination
Polis administration pushing green agenda, but isn’t objecting to coal mine royalty cuts worth millions
Despite stated federal and state policy to phase out the dirty fossil fuel across the economy, all of Colorado’s coal mines got lucrative 2020 royalty breaks, costing local and national governments big money.
Opinion: BLM removes wild horses from range while ignoring humane solutions
Fertility control is the better way to slow herd growth
Bureau of Land Management headquarters will head from Colorado back to Washington, Biden administration says
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said that Grand Junction will be the agency's western headquarters and that its presence in the city will grow
BLM to remove 80% of wild mustang herd from Sand Wash Basin in Colorado’s second helicopter roundup of the summer
The federal Bureau of Land Management intends to remove 733 horses from the northwestern Colorado rangeland despite protest from Gov. Jared Polis and horse advocates.
Feinstein wants probe into how many wild horses end up in slaughterhouses as Western drought forces roundups
Horse advocates say a $1,000 cash payment for those who adopt the mustangs created an incentive for people to buy the horses and then illegally sell them for slaughter
A new gold mine may be built in southern Colorado. It would “wreak havoc,” environmentalists warn.
Zephyr Gold USA Ltd wants to develop the 312-acre Dawson Gold Mine on private land about 6 miles southwest of downtown Cañon City. The site is surrounded by a wilderness area and subdivision.
“We need to provide a path forward for clarity”: Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visits new Bureau of Land Management HQ in Grand Junction
Haaland said one of her first goals was to consider the well-being of the agency as she thinks about the future of its headquarters
Interior secretary, speaking in Denver, stands by Tracy Stone-Manning’s nomination to lead Bureau of Land Management
Deb Haaland is in Colorado in large part to visit the BLM’s headquarters in Grand Junction as she decides whether to keep it there
U.S. seeks to bolster firefighter ranks by boosting pay and benefits as wildfires increase
Officials at National Interagency Fire Center on Tuesday raised the national wildfire preparedness level to 4 on a 1-5 scale, the second earliest dating back to 1990.
Opinion: Education has an ally in Tracy Stone-Manning, Biden’s pick to lead Bureau of Land Management
She is an experienced leader who understands that updating our nation’s oil and gas leasing practices is needed to support a brighter future for public education across America.
Hard-right rooted group has made inroads in Colorado opposing Biden’s vision for public lands
The federal agenda for preserving 30% of public land and water by 2030 hasn’t been finalized, yet at least four Colorado counties, spurred by the daughter of the original Sagebrush Rebels, have signaled resistance.
Matriarch of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down from “mothership of community stewardship”
Ann Baker Easley has served nearly 40 years growing and wrangling a network of volunteers across Colorado. She’s retiring from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as funds flow and volunteers waitlists grow.
Opinion: This year brings a fresh chance to protect special lands across the West
Colorado’s U.S. senators have the power to change the conversation around conserving federal wildlands in the state.
Biden taps ex-Obama official as Interior Department deputy, plans to nominate Tracy Stone-Manning to lead BLM
Tracy Stone-Manning, a former top aide to ex-Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, will be tapped by the president to lead the Bureau of Land Management, according to a person with knowledge of the plan
Deb Haaland confirmed by U.S. Senate, becomes first Native American to lead a Cabinet department
Democrats and tribal groups hailed Haaland’s confirmation as historic, saying her selection means that Indigenous people will for the first time see a Native American lead the powerful department where decisions on relations with the nearly 600 federally recognized tribes are made.
Environmental attorney from Denver to lead Bureau of Land Management
Nada Culver will effectively run the agency for the short term, replacing former BLM director William Perry Pendley
Biden administration cancels Trump policy giving local and state officials power to block conservation purchases
Acting Interior Secretary Scott de la Vega rescinded a November order from former Secretary David Bernhardt that had been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats
Interior nominee Deb Haaland in the sights of lobbying campaign to keep BLM headquarters in Colorado
Deb Haaland, who is awaiting Senate confirmation to become Interior secretary, has criticized the decision by the Donald Trump administration to move the public lands agency headquarters to Grand Junction.