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HCCA Launches 2016 Membership Drive

HCCA Launches 2016 Membership Drive

Are You A Member? From protecting important Colorado Cutthroat populations and influencing the first-ever Colorado Water Plan to calling for more protective water...

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A Sustainable Public Lands Travel System

A Sustainable Public Lands Travel System

Advocating for a Sustainable Public Lands Travel System One of HCCA’s long-standing efforts has been to move the Gunnison National Forest towards a truly economically...

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Water Quality Standards on Coal Creek

Water Quality Standards on Coal Creek

Working For More Protective Water Quality Standards on Coal Creek Throughout the end of last year, HCCA continued our longstanding effort to resolve the use...

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HCCA Announces New Hire and Staff Change

HCCA Announces New Hire and Staff Change

High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA) is excited to announce a program restructuring that will enable greater advocacy and effectiveness for Gunnison County’s...

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150,000+ Comments Oppose Coal-mining Loophole on Colorado Forests

150,000+ Comments Oppose Coal-mining Loophole on Colorado Forests

Subsidies to Arch Coal Slammed; Renewable Energy Groups Join Wildlife, Climate Advocates in Opposition The comments came in response to a Forest Service draft...

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The Environmental Possibilities Series Returns on Sundays

The Environmental Possibilities Series Returns on Sundays

Join us for our winter installation of the Environmental Possibilities Series on select Sundays throughout the winter at The Guild, in Crested Butte. Learn more at...

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Help Stop Coal Mining in Roadless Forests 

Help Stop Coal Mining in Roadless Forests 

The clock is ticking on your chance to help protect thousands of acres of pristine roadless forest from bulldozing so a big coal company could mine more than 170...

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Support HCCA in 2016

Support HCCA in 2016

Together, we succeed in protecting the special places we all love…   From protecting important Colorado Cutthroat populations and influencing the first-ever...

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Winter Snowshoe Tours with HCCA

Winter Snowshoe Tours with HCCA

Join High Country Conservation Advocates this winter on our fun and educational snowshoe tours! These free tours, for locals and visitors alike, are a great way to get...

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Winter Travel

Winter Travel

In fall of 2015, our community began a discussion about how we use our public lands for winter recreation. There are a number of perspectives to this discussion, and...

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11th Annual Backcountry Film Festival

11th Annual Backcountry Film Festival

Friday, December 11th, 7:00 pm @ Center for the Arts. Winter is here and it’s time to celebrate! High Country Conservation Advocates is excited to once again host the...

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Stop Coal Mining on Roadless Forests in Gunnison County

Stop Coal Mining on Roadless Forests in Gunnison County

Today, you can help stop Arch Coal from bulldozing thousands of acres of pristine roadless forest in Gunnison County in order to mine more than 170 million tons of...

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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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