Sportsmen support call for Browns Canyon monument

Date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014

Sportsmen are joining Colorado's senators in asking that Browns Canyon be made a national monument. Photo by Jeff Mitton

Hunters and anglers are joining Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Mike Bennet in calling on President Barack Obama to consider using his authority to make Browns Canyon a national monument. Several different groups have worked for years to protect the popular recreation area and stunning backcountry, but congressional gridlock threatens to thwart the public's wishes.

 

Sportsmen Groups Praise Roan Plateau Settlement

Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014
 


Image: John Gale

Sportsmen’s groups today praised an announced settlement with the Bureau of Land Management and energy lease holders that includes several measures to help protect the Roan Plateau, a backcountry area prized as a fish and wildlife oasis and a cornerstone of the area’s economy. 

NWF welcomes approval of bill to conserve a Colorado natural treasure

Date: 
Fri, 11/14/2014


Photo: Flickr:gmeador
 

John Gale, the National Wildlife Federation’s sportsmen’s campaign manager said Thursday that S. 841, the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act, represents years of works from the ground up on a plan that will ensure the area in the San Juan National Forest will be conserved for generations to come. 

 

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