Public Lands

August 16, 2013

Whitewater drilling proposal draws crowd

Nearly 75 people turned out for an August 8 public meeting in Whitewater on the Fram drilling proposal.  The unincorporated community packed a meeting hall to […]
August 7, 2013

Comment by Aug. 14 on Whitewater drilling proposal

Look out, Grand Junction, Whitewater, East Orchard Mesa and Palisade!  Oil & gas interests are back with a new plan to drill up to 108 oil […]
June 21, 2013

Submit Comments Now on BLM Plan

We are quickly approaching the June 24th deadline for public comment for the BLM’s Grand Junction Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP).  The Grand Junction Field Office’s […]
June 14, 2013

Attend Dominguez-Escalante open houses

Recently, the BLM released the draft Resource Management Plan (RMP)  for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area (DENCA) for public review and will be accepting comments until […]
June 4, 2013

Speak up for San Juan Wilderness

Last week, US Congressman Scott Tipton completed a whirlwind tour of Town Hall meetings across the Western Slope. While in Ouray County, WCC and friends turned […]
May 30, 2013

Time to influence future of BLM lands

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer The BLM is releasing three different Draft Resource Management Plans (RMPs) that will set the management framework for our public lands […]
February 16, 2013

One Step Closer to Wilderness!

by Emily Hornback, Community Organizer Yesterday afternoon, Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet reintroduced the San Juan Wilderness Act! The move is a great step toward […]
December 14, 2012

Bangs Canyon: Put Brakes on Motorized Trails

Send a short email to the BLM by Friday, Dec. 21, asking them to set aside a proposal for additional motorized trails in the Bangs Canyon […]
July 10, 2012

Reviving the Uncompahgre Plateau

Seven WCC members attended an overnight field trip hosted by the Uncompahgre Plateau (UP) Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project on June 15-16, 2012.  They camped at […]
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