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Southern Rocky Mountain Pikas Holding Their Own
2011-09-01 13:01:37

Findings in contrast to recent study showing pika declines in the Great Basin.

2011-07-20 15:44:00

HOUSTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today reported its unaudited second quarter 2011 financial and operating results. Newfield will be hosting a conference call at 8:30 a.m. CT on July 21, 2011.

2011-04-20 15:04:00

HOUSTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today reported its unaudited first quarter 2011 financial and operating results. Newfield will be hosting a conference call at 8:30 a.m. CT on April 21, 2011.

2010-07-06 11:42:33

Changing climate could affect the diversity of plants and animals, and we can get a glimpse of what this may look like by studying the effects of drought in a relatively pristine ecosystem.

2009-02-23 16:19:00

2008 Production up 19% over 2007 to a Record 17.52 MMBOE 2008 Net Income Reaches an All-Time High of $252.1 Million 2008 Discretionary Cash Flow Increases to a Record $744.4 Million Record Q4 08 Average Production of 55,540 BOE/D Up 38% from Q4 07 and Up 10% from Q3 08 Q4 08 Net Loss of $3.0 million, or $0.07 per share Q4 08 Discretionary Cash Flow of $111.0 Million DENVER, Feb.

2008-08-20 18:00:40

By DAVE PHILIPPS, Deep in a craggy cirque on Pikes Peak's north face, a secluded valley holds the ruins of the Oil Creek Tunnel. It's a gorgeous walk into the region's mining history and a cool, alpine walk for a hot summer day.

2008-08-03 13:47:16

Look into "deep time" sheds light on period considered analogous to today's climate.

2008-07-29 09:00:46

Searchers found two lost hikers unharmed near Goose Lake in Boulder County on Monday. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group volunteers found the men northwest of Nederland at about 8:40 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office reported.

Latest Rocky Mountains Reference Libraries

Grand Mesa National Forest
2013-12-05 14:15:15

The Grand Mesa National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Mesa, Delta, and Garfield counties in western Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest towards the north and the Gunnison National Forest towards the east. The forest covers the majority of Grand Mesa and the southern part of Battlement Mesa. It has a total area of 346,555 acres. It is managed by the United States Forest Service together with the Gunnison National Forest and the Uncompahgre National Forest from...

Montana Valey And Foothill Grasslands
2013-04-19 14:34:54

The Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands are an ecoregion of northwestern North America within the northern United States and Canada. This area is made up of rolling grassy hills and river valleys of the Rocky Mountains foothills within the US state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta. The area largely consists of the Rocky Mountain Front, where the Great Plains rise to meet with the Rockies, and is therefore close to the Continental Divide. The foothills are drained by the...

Topographic Features Impact On The Weather
2012-07-10 20:45:32

The first topographic feature that I would like to talk about today is the Rocky Mountains. The Rocky mountains with their rugged terrain and high elevation can really become a large impact on weather patterns in the United States. First, the Rockies provide the Central Plains with the cold air aloft that is needed in the formation of severe weather to include tornadoes. Secondly, the Rocky mountains act as a barrier for any large weather system that moves onshore along the Pacific...

2007-08-13 03:11:23

The Uinta Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus armatus), is a squirrel native to the northern Rocky Mountains and surrounding foothills in the United States including Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. Its habitat includes dry meadows, grasslands, and cultivated fields close to water. The squirrels eat foods including seeds, green vegetation, insects, and meat. They are fully active for only a few months in the spring and summer before beginning aestivation and hibernation in burrows...

2007-03-19 15:25:21

The Northern Alligator Lizard, Elgaria coerulea, is a medium-sized lizard that lives in the North American west cost. It occurs along the Pacific Coast and in the Rocky Mountains from southern British Columbia through Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana south through Oregon until the coastal range and the Sierra Nevada in central California. These lizards can attain a length of about 10 inches long with nearly 4 inches of it being the snout. They have a distinct skin fold on...

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Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.