Rocky Mountains

red-winged blackbird

For the Future of Denver’s Parks, Natural Areas and Wildlife – Vote YES on 2A

When we think about nature and the great outdoors in Colorado the places that come to mind are often our world-famous mountains, national parks and forests. Though, for so many …

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

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

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew …

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. …

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