Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is an alliance for community action empowering people to protect and enhance their quality of life in Western Colorado since 1980. WCC members are currently working on a number of issues including local foods & agriculture, public lands management, and the impacts of developing oil & gas and uranium resources.

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Western Colorado Congress shared Solarize Delta County's event.

Join friends, neighbors and Solarize Delta County on WCC member Wink Davis's Hotchkiss Farm for a Solarize Wine Tour - this Saturday June 18th!!
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Solar Wine Tour

June 18, 2016, 1:00pm

Mesa Winds Farm & Winery; Alfred Eames Cellars

Join Solarize Delta County at Mesa Winds Farm & Winery and Alfred Eames Cellars/Puesta Del Sol for an afternoon tasting of local wines and homegrown energy! Each winery will be offering tastings followed by a Solar 101 Session led by our installers, Empowered Energy Systems LLC! Enjoy a glass of local wine while learning how and why these wineries decided to go solar! Solarize Delta County will be at Mesa Winds Farm & Winery from 1:30pm to 3pm and Alfred Eames Cellars/Puesta Del Sol from 3:30 pm to 5pm for Solar 101 presentations. Solarize Delta County is providing a complimentary shuttle from Solar Energy International (SEI)'s campus in Paonia (39845 Mathews Lane) to both wineries. Meet for the shuttle at 1pm and arrive back to SEI at 5pm. Space is limited, if you would like to take advantage of the shuttle sign up using this link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/WMCQC2J More information on Solarize Delta County at: www.solarenergy.org/solarize-delta-county

Posted 06/17/16

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WCC members on a hike in Potter Canyon, one of several areas we are seeking to protect in the RMP process. Photo by Jim Riddell

WCC members on a hike in Potter Canyon, one of several areas we are seeking to protect. Photo by Jim Riddell

BLM releases long-awaited management plan

Does oil and gas leasing in the North Fork Valley concern you? Do you want more protection for the BLM lands of the Uncompahgre Plateau? Do you think the lower Dolores River deserves Wild and Scenic status?

If you answered “yes”, you need to know about the Uncompahgre Draft Resource Management Plan, known as an “RMP.”

This is a big deal, and about time, as this plan has been in the works for over 6 years.  The long awaited plan is now open for comment until September 1, 2016.

Click here for more info.

Western Colorado Congress

134 North Sixth Street 
P.O. Box 1931
Grand Junction, CO 81502
(970) 256-7650 ph; (970) 245-0686 fax