Protecting Carnivores from Wildlife Services in Colorado

Protecting Carnivores From Wildlife Services in Colorado WELC, along with partners WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity are challenging a controversial, experimental U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services plan to kill wild carnivores...

Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Challenge

Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Challenge The Obama Administration sold more than 10 million acres of public land rights to the oil and gas industry, often for as little as $2.00 per acre. That’s an area 50 percent larger than Yellowstone, Everglades, Grand Canyon,...

Protecting Lynx and Wolverine Habitat in Central Colorado

Protecting Lynx and Wolverine Habitat in Central Colorado The Tennessee Creek Project in Leadville, Colorado’s San Isabel National Forest authorizes 12,000 acres of logging (including more than 2,300 acres of clearcuts), more than 6,700 acres of prescribed fire,...

VICTORY! Fram Whitewater Oil & Gas Drilling Project

VICTORY! Fram Whitewater Oil & Gas Drilling Project in Colorado When the Bureau of Land Management said its Fram Whitewater Master Development Plan, allowing for development of up to 108 drilling wells on 12 new well pads, plus new roads and pipelines, across...

VICTORY! North Fork Valley Oil & Gas Challenge

VICTORY! North Fork Valley Oil & Gas Challenge Located on the western slope of Colorado, surrounded by tall peaks and bordered by the Black Canyon National Park, the fertile North Fork Valley, named for the branch of the Gunnison River, is famous for its organic...

VICTORY! Navajo Coal Mine Expansion Challenge

VICTORY! Navajo Coal Mine Expansion Challenge Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel on earth. The life-cycle of coal – from mining to combustion to disposal of coal waste – creates significant land, water, and air pollution, which in turn cause environmental...