Public Lands

June 17, 2015

Massive forest treatment plan proposed

Public presentations scheduled in Montrose, Ouray and Grand Junction The Forest Service has released its long-awaited draft plan to manage spruce beetle and aspen decline impacts […]
May 22, 2015

WCC joins BLM plan protests

76% of managed lands to remain open to oil & gas drilling by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In early May, Western Colorado Congress joined with two […]
May 22, 2015

Expansion of Cottage Foods law passes!

Win on “Pickle Law” tops WCC’s 2015 legislative scorecard by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer While the 2015 state legislative session, which ended on May 6, was […]
April 27, 2015

Protect Colorado’s Initiative Process

House Bill 15-1057 is an obvious scheme to weaken the power of everyday citizens to put initiatives on the ballot. Since 1910, the people of Colorado […]
April 14, 2015

Urge your State Rep to support Cottage Foods bill!

WCC’s Cottage Foods Expansion bill (House Bill 15-1102) passed its second hurdle on Friday, April 10, passing out of the House Appropriations Committee with a 11-2 […]
April 2, 2015

North Fork drilling comments due April 16

Your voice is needed — tell BLM to reduce drilling impacts from Bull Mountain Unit! The Bureau of Land Management is considering a master development plan […]
March 30, 2015

Public land seizure bills advance in Denver

KEEP IT PUBLIC Colorado is fortunate to contain 24 million acres of national public lands, most of which are located here on the Western Slope. From […]
March 16, 2015

People’s Lobby Trip a huge success!

Cottage Foods Expansion advances; your action needed on bad public lands bill by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Community Organizer Each year, WCC takes a delegation of members […]
January 22, 2015

Comment on aspen/spruce management by Feb 2

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer The deadline to provide input to the US Forest Service on its plans for “Spruce Beetle Epidemic and Aspen Decline Management […]
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