Public Lands

June 4, 2016

2016 Legislative Session Wrap Up

2016 Legislative Wrap-up   Good News for Farmers, Eaters, Bakers and Home Canners In one fell swoop, Senate Bill 58 changed two Colorado laws and made […]
May 31, 2016

BLM releases long awaited Resource Management Plan

Major decisions ahead for our public lands  Does oil and gas leasing in the North Fork Valley concern you? Do you want more protection for the BLM lands […]
May 10, 2016

Federal Coal Leasing: Our Chance For Reform

The Department of the Interior’s coal leasing program has a huge impact on communities directly affected by coal mining, as well as for our country’s taxpayers […]
April 20, 2016

Only 3 days left to stop methane waste and pollution!

Only 3 days left to stop methane waste and pollution! Please take a moment to send in a comment today! The deadline for public comment on […]
February 9, 2016

WCC paves the way for collaboration on 120,000 acre spruce beetle plan

Spruce beetle and aspen treatment plan released for final review  After two and a half years of negotiations, the Forest Service released its final proposal to treat over […]
August 24, 2015

BLM to unveil long-awaited Uncompahgre plan

by Matt King, WCC Organizer This fall, the Bureau of Land Management’s Uncompahgre Field Office is expected to release the first draft of its new Resource […]
August 24, 2015

WCC searches for middle ground on spruce & aspen plan

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer This July, members of WCC’s Public Lands Committee burned the midnight oil reading through a 700-page Forest Service plan for how […]
July 23, 2015

Comment today on 120,000 acre forest treatment

Tell the Forest Service to scale back this massive forest treatment proposal It could be coming to a forest near you: a 10-year-long project to log, burn or […]
June 19, 2015

State control could look a lot like Texas

by Charlie Kerr, Grand Junction While the Colorado legislature this spring debated two bills as first steps toward the transfer of control over federal lands to […]
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