Updates From WCC

September 3, 2014

Here’s to the next 50 Years of Wilderness!

50 Years ago today President Lyndon B Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law & ushered in a new era of public land management. This historic bill established […]
August 27, 2014

Respond to oil & gas tirade!

Earlier this month, Western Colorado Congress was sucker-punched by the fracking industry. We shouldn’t have been surprised, but a Western Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association […]
August 6, 2014

Deal struck on O&G ballot measures

Big News This Week: Ballot measures related to oil & gas will not be on the Colorado ticket this November. On the day petitions were to […]
August 1, 2014

WCC gathers signatures for oil & gas initiatives

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Coloradans could get the chance to vote on two or more ballot initiatives this fall related to oil & […]
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

Radiation Control Act Meetings in Montrose

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDHPE) is coming to Montrose this Thursday, July 31st seeking public comment about proposed changes to the Colorado Radiation Control […]
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 […]
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