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Waldo Canyon Post Fire Reclamation

Habitat Management continues post fire restoration efforts at Waldo Canyon.  The Waldo Canyon fire erupted in June of 2012, over 347 homes were destroyed and 18,247 acres were burned. It is the most costly wildfire in Colorado state history.  On September 13, 2014 the Habitat Management crew was excited to have a special visit from Governor John Hickenlooper during one if the Volunteers for Outdoor […]

Black Thunder Mine Biological Assessment

Habitat Management, Inc. (HMI) provides environmental services to the world’s largest surface coal mine, the Black Thunder Mine owned by Arch Coal, Inc. Since 2007, HMI has consistently provided professional natural resource services at Black Thunder Mine including environmental baseline studies, vegetation monitoring and inventories, assisting with Environmental Impact Statements, and Federal permitting and regulatory […]

2013 ASMR Conference

  Habitat Management, Inc. (HMI) recently attended the joint conference of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) and the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Symposium in Laramie, Wyoming. ASMR’s national meeting is the society’s largest and most important annual event. The meeting provided an opportunity for members to stay on the cutting edge of basic […]

Waldo Canyon Restoration

On June 23 of last year, “the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history” hit Pike National Forest in El Paso County burning 18,247 acres, destroying 347 homes, and killing two people in its blazing path of destruction. Investigators, unsure whether the fire was intentional or accidental, believe it was human-caused, although no arrests have been […]

Lions Park Poudre River Restoration

Located in LaPorte, CO, the popular Lions Park offers 20 acres of hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and fishing along the bank of the Cache LaPoudre River. Due to changes in hydrological patterns, erosion of the river’s bank was nearing the public trail, threatening to wash it away, while in-stream sediment build-up was affecting […]

Thunder Basin Grassland Prairie Ecosystem Association

Formed in 1999, the Thunder Basin Grassland Prairie Ecosystem Association (TBGPEA) was created to address concerns about land management practices in the region, including ranching, coal, coal-bed methane, oil, and gas.  Of particular concern is the effect of these practices on wildlife species and their habitat.  In order to provide scientific and statistical information on […]