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Opinion: Neguse’s push for a National Biodiversity Strategy is vital for endangered species

Opinion Columns

Trump administration plans would ease protections for sage grouse in West

U.S. officials plan to formally publish what are called supplemental environmental impact statements on Friday for the management of greater sage grouse habitat on public lands in seven states


Opinion: If we’re going to reintroduce wolves, we better figure out how

Opinion Columns

Proposition 114 explained: What’s at stake with the effort to reintroduce gray wolves in Colorado

The question on Colorado’s November ballot marks the first time that voters, not the federal government, would direct state wildlife managers to script a recovery plan for wolves.

Election 2020

Kill fish to save fish: Behind Colorado’s effort to revive the Rio Grande cutthroat trout

The multi-agency project to restore the native species has been years in the making. But the optics still can be shocking.


Judge blocks Trump from easing energy rules in western U.S. citing sage grouse

The temporary restraining order issued Wednesday by a judge in Boise, Idaho, means the administration for now must fall back to more stringent rules adopted under former President Barack Obama


Judge vacates part of protection decision on cutthroat trout species found in Colorado, New Mexico

The Rio Grande cutthroat was the first North American trout to be recorded by Spanish explorers centuries ago.


Colorado question pitting ranchers vs. wolf advocates is heading for supermarket parking lots

Supporters will need 124,632 signatures by Dec. 13 to ask voters next year whether the predator should be reintroduced to the Western Slope. They’ll start gathering them this week.

Politics and Government

Colorado wildlife officials are reluctant to OK gray wolf reintroduction. So advocates want voters to do it.

Colorado's Western Slope is a keystone to connect wolf populations from the Arctic to Mexico, advocates say. But ranchers, hunters expected to fight back against their reintroduction.