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Action Alert: Industrialization of the Upper North Fork Valley

Action Alert: Industrialization of the Upper North Fork Valley

Action Alert: Industrialization of the Upper North Fork Valley   Two Bucks this spring in the North Fork On July 6, 2016 the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office (UFO) in...

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Long-Awaited BLM Uncompahgre Draft Resource Management Plan Released

Long-Awaited BLM Uncompahgre Draft Resource Management Plan Released

On June 3 the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office (BLM UFO) released its Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for approximately...

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HCCA Remembers Long Time Water Advocate Steve Glazer

HCCA Remembers Long Time Water Advocate Steve Glazer

It is with great sadness that we share with our members the passing of Steve Glazer. Over the years, Steve’s commitment to protecting the water resources of the...

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Of Beetles, Climate, and Forests: Forest Health Trends on the GMUG National Forest

Of Beetles, Climate, and Forests: Forest Health Trends on the GMUG National Forest

Of Beetles, Climate, and Forests: Forest Health Trends on the GMUG National Forest     Have you noticed a change in forest ecology in and around Gunnison...

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GMUG Forest Plan Revision is (Almost) Here!

GMUG Forest Plan Revision is (Almost) Here!

GMUG Forest Plan Revision is (Almost) Here!     HCCA and the public have a rare opportunity to protect, restore, and significantly expand diverse wildlands...

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Public Lands Update: What’s Going on in the North Fork?

Public Lands Update: What’s Going on in the North Fork?

Public Lands Update: What’s Going on in the North Fork? Sometimes it seems that the large expanse of Gunnison County that lies north of Kebler Pass is a world away....

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Action Alert: Lend Your Voice to Coal Reform

Action Alert: Lend Your Voice to Coal Reform

Two Chances to Lend Your Voice to Coal Reform America’s federal coal leasing program is broken – and High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA) is calling on YOU to...

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Environmental Possibilities Series Returns this Summer

Environmental Possibilities Series Returns this Summer

The Gunnison Valley “Environmental Possibilities Series” returns this summer with an interesting lineup of inspiring presentations. When it comes to our environment,...

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HCCA’s Don Baker Legacy Hikes return on Wednesdays in 2016

HCCA’s Don Baker Legacy Hikes return on Wednesdays in 2016

After a great beginning to 2016, filled with good news and hope for an end to our 39-year efforts to Save Red Lady in the next few years, it’s time to announce the 2016...

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Wading in the Water

Wading in the Water

Wading in the Water is a local perspective on water brought to you by High Country Conservation Advocates and KBUT Community Radio. Water has always been a...

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Schaefer Creek Flows Permanently Protected

Schaefer Creek Flows Permanently Protected

In 2015, HCCA joined forces with Western Resource Advocates to defend a contested instream flow appropriation for Schaefer Creek in Water Division 4. We were able to...

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Environmental  and Irrigation Infrastructure Inventory

Environmental and Irrigation Infrastructure Inventory

In April, HCCA agreed to participate as a member of an ad hoc committee formed by the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District (UGRWCD) to determine how 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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