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HCCA hiring new Executive Director

HCCA hiring new Executive Director

Position Description: Executive Director The High Country Conservation Advocates Executive Director functions as the chief executive officer of the organization. In...

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HCCA hiring two intern positions for Fall and Winter

HCCA hiring two intern positions for Fall and Winter

Do you, or someone you know, want to be part of the HCCA team? We are currently seeking two intern/extern positions for the fall and winter season. The positions are...

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Thanks for another wonderful Annual Meeting

Thanks for another wonderful Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, October 8th, HCCA hosted our Annual Meeting and Potluck. We were so pleased with the turn-out, and thought-provoking speaker, Professor John Hausdoerffer....

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Julie Nania Informing on instream flows – pt. 2

Julie Nania Informing on instream flows – pt. 2

Instream Flow Q & A Session: Part Two Q: A long-time HCCA member recently wrote us about Coal Creek, asking why someone could “dry up” a creek to the point where it...

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Gunnison Public Lands Initiative: A Diverse Community Stakeholder Effort

Gunnison Public Lands Initiative: A Diverse Community Stakeholder Effort

You’ve likely heard the statistic that nearly 80% of the land in Gunnison County is public.  This statistic is tangible as it allows us to have high-quality access to...

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HCCA Partners with CCWC and Local Irrigator to Reconstruct McCormick Ditch

HCCA Partners with CCWC and Local Irrigator to Reconstruct McCormick Ditch

Hello HCCA Members! Coal Creek runs through the town of Crested Butte, making it defining feature of our community. The creek provides our town with high quality...

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Court Strikes Down Loophole Allowing Road Construction for Coal Mines in Colorado Backcountry

Court Strikes Down Loophole Allowing Road Construction for Coal Mines in Colorado Backcountry

Order finalizes a June decision finding U.S. Forest Service failed to account for climate impacts Gunnison County, CO— A federal court overturned a coal mine expansion...

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Water Director Julie Nania informs us on instream flows

Water Director Julie Nania informs us on instream flows

Protecting Instream Flows in the Gunnison Basin and Beyond Here at HCCA we’re doing a number of things to protect healthy streams. One of the ways that streams can be...

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Save the Date! HCCA Annual Meeting and Board Election

Save the Date! HCCA Annual Meeting and Board Election

We welcome all current members and those wanting to become members to join us at our Annual Meeting, taking place Wednesday, October 8th from 6 – 8 pm at the...

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Alli Melton Interview on Mt. Emmons and Beyond – West Elk Word

Alli Melton Interview on Mt. Emmons and Beyond – West Elk Word

Public Lands Director, Alli Melton, sat down with KBUT’s Chad Reich to discuss her work as Public Lands Director and updates on the Red Lady mine fight. She does...

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Red Lady Appeal

Red Lady Appeal

The summer in Gunnison County is full of adventure and glory.  Remote backcountry is accessible.  Wildflowers cover high mountain valleys and low-land meadows.  And,...

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U.S. Energy Corp. Not Willing to Ensure Safe and Effective Mine Cleanup, Withdraws Proposed Cleanup and Opts for Focusing on Mine Development

U.S. Energy Corp. Not Willing to Ensure Safe and Effective Mine Cleanup, Withdraws Proposed Cleanup and Opts for Focusing on Mine Development

High Country Conservation Advocates Geared Up to Continue Protecting Clean Water and the Community from Proposed Mine August 15, 2014 For More Information Contact: Alli...

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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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