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.