Rocky Mountains

Bighorn sheep. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrat Rick Miller.

Last Chance to R.O.A.R. for Bighorn Sheep

NWF has joined Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. campaign in order to REACH OUT, ACT, and RESPOND for bighorn sheep. These iconic American animals are counting on us. Without a safe place to roam, we will see their numbers continue to decline.

bighorn lamb and ewe

100,000 Acres for Wild Bighorns

Scores of wild bighorn sheep across the Northern Rockies are catching a devastating disease and dying within a few days or weeks. The bighorns are contracting deadly pneumonia from domesticated …

Solar Plant in Colorado Will Generate New Jobs

A new solar plant in Colorado is generating power and 200 new jobs. Amy Lou Jenkins at Examiner.com reports: “Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar visted the High-Tech Solar Panel Plant in …

U.S. Government Maps Best Solar Regions

  |   July 7, 2009

The need for alternative energy could redefine the American landscape including how it is mapped and ultimately managed. CNet News: GreenTech reports: “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction …

Let’s Go Slow on Oil Shale

In the West it’s Cookin and It Ain’t Good Lookin

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

Video: What’s Happening To Our Public Lands

We can read report after report on how dirty energy development threatens wildlife across the West–but sometimes it helps to see it for ourselves. That’s why I want to encourage …

For People and Wildlife, There’s Only One Answer to Secure Our Energy Future

In the coming days, Congress begins voting on a new set of energy bills that if passed will be detrimental for wildlife and the natural resources we all depend on. …

Enough Already With All the Fossil Foolery

New Offshore Drilling Won’t Dig Us Out of the Hole So, big oil and friends are at it again: doing what they can to keep us hooked on fossil fuels …

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