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Thank Sen. Bennet and Rep. Jared Polis for introducing the “Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act”; ask Sen. Gardner to become a co-sponsor

Targets: Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Representative Jared Polis Action: Send a thank you note to Senator Bennet and Representative Polis and ask Senator Gardner to join this effort to protect some of Colorado’s most special public lands. On January 24, 2018 Senator Bennet and Representative Polis introduced the Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act to protect 96,000 acres of public land in Eagle and Summit Counties. Crafted to protect wilderness, world class mountain biking, wildlife habitat and the historical landscape at Camp Hale, this bill has support from just about [...]

Thank Sen. Bennet and Rep. Jared Polis for introducing the “Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act”; ask Sen. Gardner to become a co-sponsor2019-01-24T21:33:51+00:00

Thank Sen. Bennet for introducing the “Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act”; urge Sen. Gardner and Rep. Tipton to support it.

Targets: Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Representative Scott Tipton Action: Send a thank you note to Senator Michael Bennet for introducing the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act and urge Senator Cory Gardner and Representative Scott Tipton to get behind it. Thank Senator Michael Bennet for for his efforts to permanently protect the Thompson Divide from oil and gas drilling via his introduction of the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act. If passed, this legislation would ensure that oil and gas drilling in the Thompson Divide is permanently off the table. Let Senator [...]

Thank Sen. Bennet for introducing the “Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act”; urge Sen. Gardner and Rep. Tipton to support it.2019-01-24T21:35:07+00:00

TELL SENATOR GARDNER TO REJECT THE CONSTANT ATTACKS ON OUR PUBLIC LANDS

Target: Senator Cory Gardner Action: Call Senator Gardner and ask him to stand up for public lands. Specifically, he should speak out against William Perry Pendley's temporary appointment to head the Bureau of Land Management. Action: Send a letter to Cory Gardner Senator Gardner:  (202) 224-5941 (D.C.).   Key Messages I am calling to ask Senator Gardner to oppose William Perry Pendley's temporary appointment to head the Bureau of Land Management. Pendley has an outrageous anti-public lands track record, including: He repeatedly sued the Interior Department on behalf of those seeking to weaken environmental protections. [...]

TELL SENATOR GARDNER TO REJECT THE CONSTANT ATTACKS ON OUR PUBLIC LANDS2019-08-22T20:03:08+00:00

TELL THE FOREST SERVICE TO PROTECT THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA)

Target: The U.S. Forest Service Action: Submit comments to let the Forest Service know it's unacceptable to cut the public's voice out of decisions made for our national forests.   Under the direction of the Trump administration, the U.S. Forest Service has put out a plan that would leave the public with no role in more than 90 percent of the decisions made for our national forests. This is a clear violation of the public trust and of major laws like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and it's designed to ramp up clearcutting and [...]

TELL THE FOREST SERVICE TO PROTECT THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA)2019-08-08T16:42:21+00:00

TELL REP. TIPTON THANK YOU FOR VOTING YES FOR THE NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ACT

Target: Rep. Scott Tipton ACTION: Call Scott Tipton, 970.241.2499 (Junction), 970.259.1490 (Durango), 202.225.4761 (D.C.). Thank him for voting YES on the Natural Resources Management Act to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and protect 2.3 million acres of public lands across the United States. Also urge him to support the CORE Act to permanently protect the Thompson Divide, the Continental Divide landscape and other public lands across protections to Colorado. Key Messages: I am calling to thank Rep. Scott Tipton for voting YES for the Natural Resources Management Act, which successfully passed [...]

TELL REP. TIPTON THANK YOU FOR VOTING YES FOR THE NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ACT2019-08-01T21:35:23+00:00

TELL THE BLM THAT OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION HAS NO PLACE IN THE ARCTIC REFUGE

Target: The U.S. Bureau of Land Management Action: Submit comments to stop oil and gas drilling on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastal plain.   December 22, 2018 was the one-year anniversary of the GOP tax bill, which among its many harmful provisions, mandated oil and gas development in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — jeopardizing pristine public lands, the Gwich’in people, and our climate. The provision to allow oil and gas development in the Arctic Refuge was jammed into the bill, despite the long history of bipartisan opposition to drilling there. Protecting this [...]

TELL THE BLM THAT OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION HAS NO PLACE IN THE ARCTIC REFUGE2019-08-01T21:36:51+00:00

KEEP FIGHTING FOR BEARS EARS AND GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE

Target: BLM and Department of the Interior Action: Despite pending litigation over the Trump Administration's 2017 proclamation to reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, the Department of the Interior is moving forward with new land use management plans for the reduced Monuments. Submit your comments today and tell DOI to continue to manage both Monuments under the existing Monument Management Plans — choosing the no action alternative in its current planning process.   CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT LETTERS.

KEEP FIGHTING FOR BEARS EARS AND GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE2019-08-29T18:09:35+00:00

TELL THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NOT TO UNDERMINE NEPA

Target: Mary Neumayr, Chief of Staff, Council on Environmental Quality Action: Submit your comments telling the Trump Administration that it is unacceptable to undermine NEPA, which ensures public input, and important review and analysis of projects on our public lands.   CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT LETTER.

TELL THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NOT TO UNDERMINE NEPA2019-08-01T21:32:50+00:00

THANK SENATOR GARDNER FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND

Target: Sen. Cory Gardner Action: **UPDATE** Since issuing this Capital Watch alert, Senator Gardner formally signed on as a co-sponsor for permanent reauthorization and full funding of LWCF. Please call and thank him for listening to his constituents! (970) 245-9553 (Grand Junction) or (202) 224-5941 (D.C.). Key Messages: I am calling to thank Senator Cory Gardner for co-sponsoring permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and fully funding the program. LWCF has helped protect some of America's most iconic landscapes, including Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado and Glacier National Park in [...]

THANK SENATOR GARDNER FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND2019-08-01T21:32:08+00:00

PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT

Target: Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton Action: Call Senator Gardner and Representative Tipton and ask them to preserve the integrity of the Wilderness Act by opposing S. 2877 in the Senate (Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act) and H.R. 1349 in the House (amendment to the Wilderness Act). Tipton: (970) 241-2499 (Grand Junction) or (202) 225-4761 (D.C.). Gardner: (970) 245-9553 (Grand Junction) or (202) 224-5941 (D.C.). Key Messages: For Tipton: I am calling to ask Congressman Tipton to oppose H.R. 1349 (an amendment to the Wilderness Act), which would remove protections for Wilderness Areas [...]

PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT2018-07-09T22:24:06+00:00