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SBEADMR EIS Released by USFS

SBEADMR EIS Released by USFS

Long-anticipated Timber Project EIS Released: It’s Worse Than We Expected Earlier this month, the Forest Service released the long anticipated Spruce Beetle Sudden...

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EPA Issues New Clean Water Rule

EPA Issues New Clean Water Rule

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency gave the environmental community a reason to celebrate when it issued a new Clean Water Rule that will protect our smaller...

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2015 HCCA Summer Hikes

2015 HCCA Summer Hikes

HCCA Hikes are here! Join us each Wednesday this summer, starting this week, for an outstanding backcountry experience. Click here for the 2015 schedule of the High...

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Coalition Submits 100,000+ Comments Opposing a Coal Mining Loophole on Public Lands

Coalition Submits 100,000+ Comments Opposing a Coal Mining Loophole on Public Lands

Bulldozing roads for coal mining would damage wildlife, increase climate change emissions The U.S Forest Service received an avalanche of protest from more than 100,000...

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Gunnison County Commissioners vote to draft letter of support for mining in North Fork Roadless Area.

Gunnison County Commissioners vote to draft letter of support for mining in North Fork Roadless Area.

TELL THE FOREST SERVICE IT’S TIME TO MOVE BEYOND COAL AND THAT YOU WANT ROADLESS FORESTS PROTECTED. Thanks to everyone who has made their voice heard asking County...

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Take Action On Climate Change Tuesday, May 12 At The County Commissioner Meeting

Take Action On Climate Change Tuesday, May 12 At The County Commissioner Meeting

Tuesday May 12 at 1:40 p.m. is an opportunity to take a stand on climate change by asking your County Commissioners to move beyond coal.  Moving beyond coal will also...

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HCCA HAS NEW OFFICES

HCCA HAS NEW OFFICES

We’ve moved our Crested Butte office, just down the alley, to 411 Third Street, Unit 3, above Marchitelli’s Gourmet Noodle. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9-5...

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Meet our new Director!

Meet our new Director!

The board and staff of High Country Conservation Advocates are extremely happy to announce to our community our new Executive Director, Michele Simpson. We know this...

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Comment on the Colorado Water Plan

Comment on the Colorado Water Plan

As you may have already heard, Governor Hickenlooper and the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) are in the middle of creating the first-ever Colorado Water Plan...

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Take Action Today to Stop Coal Mining in Our Local Roadless Forests

Take Action Today to Stop Coal Mining in Our Local Roadless Forests

This Earth Day, will you stand up for local roadless forests and tell the Forest Service to stop the Arch Coal Colorado roadless forest give-away? Can we count on you...

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Red Lady Update

Red Lady Update

Historic mining in our mountains, and on Red Lady in particular, has left a legacy of acid mine drainage in the Upper Gunnison Basin. In our own backyard, the Standard...

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HCCA Calling Forest Service and US Energy to Safeguard Community’s Watershed

HCCA Calling Forest Service and US Energy to Safeguard Community’s Watershed

HCCA Calling Forest Service and US Energy to Safeguard Community’s Watershed A follow-up letter submitted last month called on Forest Supervisor Scott Armentrout to...

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HCCA's Mission

High Country Conservation Advocates protects the health and natural beauty of the land, rivers, and wildlife in and around Gunnison County now and for future generations.

 

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High Country Conservation Advocates | P.O. Box 1066 | Crested Butte, CO 81224 | 970.349.7104

 

We are so grateful to High Country Citizens’ Alliance for their decades-long commitment to keeping this place special. Special then, special now, and special for those who aren’t here yet.

-Sue and Pat Wallace, Crested Butte

Thank you for your ongoing vigilance to protect Red Lady…. HCCA has been the leader in this effort for so many years and I am grateful for your endless commitment and passion!

-Gail Burford, Crested Butte

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