Rico Moore is a freelance journalist based in Colorado. His work focuses on the confluence between environment and humanity. His reporting has primarily centered on Colorado issues and those affecting the Western US, including the intersections of state wildlife management, natural resource extraction, Tribes, as well as the politics of federal and state environmental policies. He has also reported on issues of alleged environmental racism, as well as the intersections of these issues with democracy. He often focuses on the cultural and linguistic dimensions of these stories with a eye toward historical context.