Colorado

Pronghorn in South Park. Photo by Suzanne O'Neill

Affiliate of the Week: Colorado Wildlife Federation

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

Judith Kohler

Colorado Eco-School Among the Nation’s Most Eco-Friendly

Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., which uses an on-site garden, recycling and water conservation to teach students about sustainability, is one of the country’s top 10 Eco-Schools. The …

The release of 10 wild bison on open space marked the return of wild bison to the Colorado prairie after about 150 years' absence. Photo by Garrit Voggesser

Wild Bison Return to the Colorado Prairie

There was a big party on the rolling prairie of northern Colorado, and the only thing the guests of honor wanted to do was gallop away. The roughly 200 celebrants were …

At least 3 million gallons of wastewater from an old  gold mine have fouled Colorado's Las Animas River. Photo by Tom McNamara, La Plata County Office of Emergency Management

What We Can Learn from the Colorado Mine Waste Spill

Oftentimes when we talk about conserving our public lands, fish and wildlife and protecting our clean air and waterways, there is an overarching impulse that transcends all politics and economics. …

Increasing temperatures continue to impact the Rocky Mountain pika population (photo: Flickr user Daniele Colombo)

Climate Change Makes Its Way into the Federal Budget Process

Mule Deer

Coal Mines Threaten Mule Deer

Senator Mark Udall

Sen. Udall Talks Wildlife and Climate with Coloradoans

The Wolverines Make a Comeback in Colorado

I was born and raised in the Colorado Rockies, where I roamed the wild, open space around my childhood home. I woke many dawns to the trumpet-like calls of rutting …

First Presidential Debate (via University of Denver)

Will Presidential Debates Keep Ducking Conservation?

Despite over 160,000 people calling for climate change to be discussed at last night’s presidential debate, moderator Jim Lehrer never asked about climate change and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney …

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock, America’s New National Monument

Chimney Rock, one of America’s unique natural wonders, received a special designation today from President Obama—it is our nation’s newest National Monument. Native Americans, conservationists, preservationists, and local business owners are …

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