Public Lands

January 22, 2015

Update to Cottage Foods Law tops WCC legislative agenda

by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer The 2015 Legislative Session is in full swing in Denver and WCC is organizing grassroots voices to participate in the state […]
November 13, 2014

Celebrating 50 Years of Colorado Wilderness

Join WCC and conservation allies for an evening with renowned Colorado nature photographer John Fielder as he shares his collection of 300 wilderness photographs in celebration […]
November 11, 2014

WCC Member Wilderness Photo Contest Winners!

The people have spoken! At the 34th WCC Annual Meeting, over 100 people cast their votes for their favorite Wilderness Photo taken by fellow WCC members. […]
September 8, 2014

Media coverage of WCC Coal Forum

  KREX TV-w/ video: “The conservation group said it isn’t completely opposed to the idea of a coal mine, but is very skeptical over the potential […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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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