Wilderness

September 9, 2016

San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act

The San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act seeks to protect 61,000 acres of gorgeous and unique high elevation lands in southwestern Colorado. The Act would create additions […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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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