Public Lands

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

Uranium leasing gains federal go-ahead

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In late March, the Department of Energy (DOE) released its Uranium Leasing Program Final Environ-mental Impact Statement (PEIS), a document that […]
April 15, 2014

Come Hike with Us!

This spring, WCC and its allies are teaming up to offer a series of guided hikes to showcase public lands throughout Western Colorado! Join us to […]
April 14, 2014

Workshop focuses on spruce beetle, aspen decline

After months of waiting, the US Forest Service is holding its second stakeholder workshop for the Spruce Beetle and Sudden Aspen Decline treatment project (SPEADMR) on […]
March 19, 2014

WCC’s 2014 Legislative Priorities

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing The 69th General Assembly is underway in Denver and WCC is empowering grassroots voices to participate in state lawmaking […]
February 25, 2014

Coal Lease Proposed for Book Cliffs

A company is proposing to lease over 14,000 acres for coal mining near the border of Garfield and Mesa Counties, and a public comment period goes […]
February 7, 2014

Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness!

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer On September 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. This historic bill established the National Wilderness […]
November 12, 2013

Comment on Radiation Control Act rules

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is coming to Grand Junction and Montrose this week, seeking public comment on a state rule-making about […]
September 12, 2013

Dominguez-Escalante RMP needs your support!

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released its draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the 210,000 acres of rugged sandstone canyons, cascading waterfalls and primal […]
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