Brenda Bafus-Williams

August 1, 2014

Enter WCC’s Wilderness Photo Contest!

To honor the 1964 Wilderness Act, the 3.5 million acres of wilderness within Colorado, and our members’ tireless dedication to protecting and preserving our wildlands, Western […]
July 31, 2014

Uranium: Cleanup before Start Up

by Dudley Case, Ridgway, and Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer As one drives the Scenic Byway 141 from Grand Junction to Nucla and Naturita, winding through the […]
July 30, 2014

River Watch, GVCA partner on water monitoring

by Joyce Wizer and Lisa Bracken, Grand Valley Citizens Alliance The River Watch program started in 1989 with six schools on the Yampa River in northwest […]
July 30, 2014

Forest ‘treatment plan’ targets up to 120,000 acres

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer Last year, the US Forest Service initiated a large “treatment plan” for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests […]
July 16, 2014

Job Announcement: WCC Executive Director

Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is hiring a full-time Executive Director based out of its Grand Junction office.  (For a pdf of this job announcement, click here.) […]
June 10, 2014

O&G Health Impacts Forum in Parachute

There has been cumulative scientific studies and increased concerns that chemicals used in drilling and fracking of natural gas wells have adverse effects on people living […]
June 4, 2014

Hikes next two Saturdays!

Love rugged canyons, petroglyphs and exploring new places? Join WCC & the Uncompahgre Valley Association this Saturday, June 7th, for a hike into Dry Creek Basin […]
June 4, 2014

GMO Ballot Initiative Training

The time is now to ramp up efforts and gather signatures to put GMO labeling (genetically-modified organism)  on the ballot this November!  Working with Right to […]
May 16, 2014

Should Colorado Nat’l Monument become a Nat’l Park?

Over the past three years, the Western Slope community has wrestled over the proposal to redesignate the Colorado National Monument to an official National Park. Now, […]
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