Brenda Bafus-Williams

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, […]
May 14, 2014

Fielder joins wilderness celebration!

by Rich Levy, Steamboat Springs Renowned Colorado nature photographer John Fielder has launched a special touring event, “Celebrating 50 Years of Colorado Wilderness”, hosted by WCC, […]
May 14, 2014

Better Cottage Food Act, GMO labeling on horizon

by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer Building on our legislative success in 2012 and 2013, WCC members are launching a campaign to make the Colorado Cottage Foods […]
May 14, 2014

Local farmer makes time for action

by Wink Davis, Mesa Winds Farm & Winery, Hotchkiss As I drove out the farm gate at 4:00 am on a recent Friday and turned toward […]
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