Protecting Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest From OHVs

Protecting Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest From OHVs The U.S. Forest Service issued a final decision green-lighting an extensive motorized trail system that would add 137 miles of new off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails to the existing network of 674 miles within...

Protecting Lynx Habitat in the Rio Grande National Forest

Protecting Lynx Habitat in Colorado’s Rio Grande National Forest The U.S. Forest Service has proposed a timber sale on the Conejos Peak Ranger District of the Rio Grande National Forest. Quizzically, the Forest Service will not publicly identify specific areas...

Colorado Forest Planning

Colorado Forest Planning We’re participating in forest planning processes in western Colorado, including the Rio Grande National Forest and the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests. These forests include very important habitat and...

Protecting Grizzly Bears

Protecting Grizzly Bears Faced with shrinking habitat, the loss of critical food sources, and the impacts of climate change, grizzly bears are struggling to survive. Indeed, only 1,700-1,800 grizzlies remain in the lower 48 states, about 700 of which call the Greater...

Stopping Wildlife Services from Killing Wolves in Oregon

Stopping Wildlife Services from Killing Wolves in Oregon Wildlife Services is a stand-alone federal extermination program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that kills roughly 4 million animals per year, including wolves, bears, otters, foxes, coyotes,...

Protecting Mexican Wolves

Protecting Mexican Wolves Mexican gray wolves belong to one of the smallest, rarest, and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf. In 1976, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service first listed the Mexican wolf as a protected species under the Endangered Species...

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,...