Let's recognize the coming year as an opportunity to begin a new, proactive approach to climate change and extreme weather so we can be better prepared for the next Sandy. And let's look forward to this time next year and see that we have made a difference.
What would it take to get wolves into Colorado? Yes, our state does have captive wolves at rehabilitation and education centers like Mission: Wolf. But I'm talking about wild wolves like the ones I've seen in Yellowstone National Park.
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.
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.
With genetically pure bison back on their ancestral stomping grounds, we have the chance restore our nation's great conservation legacy, preserve our wildlife heritage, and reinvent a classic symbol of our wild American spirit.
If the President isn't going to help the rich wildlife of the Gulf Coast, and those designated to save the animals are fighting a modern war with ancient weapons, what are we going to do? The answer: anything we can.