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RED LADY UPDATE: U.S. Energy

RED LADY UPDATE: U.S. Energy

For years, HCCA and the community, including Town and County governments, have raised concern over the lack of bonding or assurance for the Water Treatment Plant (WTP)...

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COMMENT ON SBEADMR – Deadline is July 31st

COMMENT ON SBEADMR – Deadline is July 31st

Last month, the Forest Service released its long-awaited Spruce Beetle Sudden Aspen Decline Management Response (SBEADMR) draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)....

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COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED ON NEW GAS WELLS

COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED ON NEW GAS WELLS

HCCA and its Partners Received a 15-day Comment Period Extension for a BLM and Forest Service Proposal for up to 25 New Natural Gas Wells in the Upper North Fork...

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Environmental Possibilities Series kicks off this week on Sunday, July 26th

Environmental Possibilities Series kicks off this week on Sunday, July 26th

Join us for our summer installation of the Environmental Possibilities Series starting this week on Sunday, July 26th, at The Guild, in Crested Butte. Melanie...

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Smart Water Planning in Mt. Crested Butte

Smart Water Planning in Mt. Crested Butte

Water conservation is a hot topic at the local level. Mt. Crested Butte Water & Sanitation District (the District) is the first municipal provider to create a Water...

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Last Chance to Weigh in on the Colorado Water Plan

Last Chance to Weigh in on the Colorado Water Plan

The second draft of the Colorado Water Plan has been released this week! With this release we should have even greater insight on how our policymakers will address key...

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Take Action Today: Comment on a BLM and Forest Service Proposal for up to 25 New Natural Gas Wells in the Upper North Fork Valley

Take Action Today: Comment on a BLM and Forest Service Proposal for up to 25 New Natural Gas Wells in the Upper North Fork Valley

The BLM and Forest Service are accepting public comments on an Environmental Assessment (EA) for up to 25 new natural gas wells in northern Gunnison County. The...

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Conserving Colorado Cutthroats

Conserving Colorado Cutthroats

Here at HCCA we’re passionate about supporting our native fish populations, including the Colorado Cutthroat. In recent decades cutthroat populations in Colorado have...

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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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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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