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Colorado Roadless Rule Goes Into Effect

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end o...

Colorado Should Follow Alaska's Precedent in Protecting Roadless Lands

Rachael and Nat Lopes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rachael and Nat Lopes

Colorado's roadless areas hang in the balance, and with them the Colorado way of life, a $10 billion outdoor recreation economy, and some of the most iconic landscapes in the country.

Sometimes the Good Guys Win -- But Slowly

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The temperate rainforests of the Tongass National Forest are a national treasure -- standing intact. Logged, they would become a national disgrace and a fiscal liability.

Bill Ritter Submits Plan For Colorado To Manage Its Own State Parks

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter today is submitting a request to the Obama administration to let Colorado manage roadless national forests in the state according to ...

Wyoming Roadless Rule Lawsuit:

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Environmental attorneys were encouraged by the tone of a final 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on the controversial 2001 Clinton Roadless R...

The Earth's Decade

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

This decade will be remembered and felt for its impact on Nature: the species that were saved and those that were lost; the heating of the planet; the forests cut down and those that continue to provide oxygen to our children's children.

Putting the Keystone Back on Our Wildlands Legacy

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Vilsack acknowledged for the first time that climate change and fragmentation are a serious threat to the health of our forests.

Today's Green News Report

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Now available on Apple iTunes! Subscribe for FREE here!... IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: 'Cash for Clunkers' -- now with more cash!; 'Astroturfing' -- no...

Green News Report: June 2, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In Today's Audio Report: Rules of the road; Packing in the Parks; Is eco-system recovery even possible? Plus: Green News Report helps your troubles g...

Sorry, Congress: Change Can't Wait

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

It clear that the Obama administration doesn't intend to let business as usual at the Forest Service threaten our remaining pristine public forests.

Bush Fast-Tracked Backcountry Legislation Put On Hold By Colorado Governor

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But late last week, Harris Sherman, director of the Department of Natural Resources, wrote a letter to the Department of Agriculture to request a dela...