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Coal Mines Threaten Mule Deer

7/29/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

Mule Deer populations have been declining in recent years across Colorado. And extracting coal across the western ranges where mule deer make their home could push some declining populations over the edge. Besides loss of vital habitat as the land is […] Read more >

Senator Mark Udall

Sen. Udall Talks Wildlife and Climate with Coloradoans

5/31/2013 // By Guest Author

Updated on Wed., June 5th. On Tuesday, the National Wildlife Federation hosted a Town Hall forum with special guest, Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall. I led the forum for Coloradoans to discuss with Senator Udall Colorado’s great outdoors, outstanding wildlife […] Read more >

The Wolverines Make a Comeback in Colorado

4/1/2013 // By Sarah Pizzo

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 elk or the chattering of angry squirrels. I spent many […] Read more >

First Presidential Debate (via University of Denver)

Will Presidential Debates Keep Ducking Conservation?

10/4/2012 // By Miles Grant

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 didn’t bring it up. With three debates now left to […] Read more >

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock, America’s New National Monument

9/21/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

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 excited by this decision, and for good reason. By using […] Read more >

Black-tailed prairie dog

Photo of the Day: Sun Salutation

7/30/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

What’s Going On Here? Create your own caption for this photo and share it with us in the comments! Or for more funny photos, check out our monthly Caption Contest in National Wildlife’s PhotoZone!   Read more >

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Rafting in Colorado After the Fire

7/25/2012 // By Carla Brown

Rafting on a popular Colorado river gives an NWF staff person a first-person view of the fire’s impacts. Read more >

(NWF Photo by Judith Kohler)

Fallout from Wildfire, Erosion Expected to Plague Colorado River and Fish for Years

7/24/2012 // By Judith Kohler

It’s summertime in the Rockies, but all is not right in the northern Colorado fishing haven of Poudre Canyon. At first glance, it looks normal. Dozens of life-jacketed people in bright blue and yellow rafts are bouncing along the Cache […] Read more >

Swift foxes playing at Pawnee National Grasslands, Colorado

Photo of the Day: Tag, You’re It!

7/13/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.   Read more >

Mountain goat kids; Arapaho National Forest, Colorado

Photo of the Day: You Jump, I Jump

7/3/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.   Read more >