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Colorado Environmentalists

Colorado Environmental Film Festival Features Local Heroes Opens Thursday Feb. 21

Joshua Berman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver
Joshua Berman

More than 100 films were screened from around the state and the globe; 50 will be shown, with awards given in the following categories: Spirit of Activism, Best Feature, Best of Fest, Best Short, and Best Youth Film.

On the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 02.20.2013 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

We've all heard of the fiscal cliff, but what you may not know is that these cuts, scheduled to take effect in early January 2013, will also hurt America's wildlife.

Forest Legislation Won't Solve Fire Threat

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

Congress should be adequately funding the plans and projects already lined up to address the major threats from fires instead of using the devastation Coloradoans have experienced to promote misguided and destructive new policies.

Getting Your Hands Dirty for Wildlife

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 07.23.2012 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

There is more than one way to help wildlife in Colorado. In addition to speaking with your elected officials about the importance of protecting crucial environmental laws, you can also help wildlife by getting outside and getting your hands dirty.

Taking Our Message to Capitol Hill

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

Without sufficient funding, national wildlife refuges in Colorado may not be able to continue protecting wildlife, which would, in turn, hurt local economies.

A Sickly Smell From the Colorado ORV Program

David Petersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Petersen

A significant number reckless riders of off-road vehicles continue to venture off marked trails to cause extensive damage to watersheds and fish and wildlife habitat.

Ritter's National Parks Plan Draws Fire From Environmentalists

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter's administration on Monday floated an updated state plan for managing national forest roadless areas -- and immediately drew fire fro...