That gnashing of teeth and muttered cursing you hear is coming from energy companies and developers north of the state border. Last week, U.S. District Judge John L. Kane ruled that an obscure jumping mouse should be considered a threatened species not only in Colorado but in Wyoming, too -- ... More >>
Center for Native EcosystemsA coyote waits for the "walk" sign on Vail Pass.Friend, do you consider yourself both gifted and green? Do coworkers refer to you, without a hint of mockery, as some kind of ecogenius? Do you spend time wondering not why the doe crosses the road, but how the hell ... More >>
A black bear uses a culvert to cross under I-70. Photo courtesy Center for Native Ecosystems.A newly launched website allows Colorado motorists to log on and report sightings of wildlife along the I-70 corridor between Golden and Glenwood Springs. While handy for alerting highway maintenance ... More >>
Photo courtesy Center for Native Ecosystems/Eco-Resolutions/Colorado Dept. of TransportationFor months, dozens of motion-sensor cameras along I-70 between Golden and Glenwood Springs have been snatching nocturnal images of wildlife, in an effort to study how elk, deer, bears and other species ... More >>
Will the first new American bird discovered in a hundred years be the next to go extinct?
From the week of February 10, 2005
Progressive causes find a new home in a modern-day commune.
From the week of January 27, 2005
Biologist Rob Ramey isn't afraid of taking risks -- but taking on environmentalists may be his riskiest move.
From the week of January 8, 2004
Douglas County's very own gopher is the latest endangered-species hopeful.