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Local Volunteers Partner with the Bureau of Land Management to Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Restoration Project at Sutey Ranch

Sept. 29, 2020 Carbondale, Colo. — More than 20 people volunteered on Saturday to restore wildlife habitat at the historic Sutey Ranch in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Volunteers removed old barbed wire fencing and installed bird-nesting boxes on the property, which was acquired by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in 2017 and is now public land being managed to prioritize wildlife habitat conservation. In addition to the BLM Colorado River Valley field office, the project partners were Wilderness Workshop, the Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council and Roaring Fork Audubon. After acquiring the Sutey property, the BLM conducted [...]

Local Volunteers Partner with the Bureau of Land Management to Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Restoration Project at Sutey Ranch2020-10-05T19:32:52+00:00

Collaboration Was Key to Partial Hay Park Trail Restoration

What do you get when a horse, a shovel and a team of people wearing face masks walk into the forest? Trail restoration! This past weekend, we partnered the White River National Forest, Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association, Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council, and Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers to improve the trail system in the Hay Park Area at the base of Mount Sopris. We completed restoration work to close an unauthorized route that led into the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and improved the northernmost section of the Buzzard Basin Trail, which allows for a loop on the Capitol [...]

Collaboration Was Key to Partial Hay Park Trail Restoration2020-09-16T16:09:45+00:00

Your “Vote for Public Lands” action guide

Your "Vote for Public Lands" Guide We’re in the final countdown to Election Day. Are you ready? We’ve compiled a checklist for voting to get you—and your loved ones—prepped for Nov. 3. We’re a conservation organization and, like you, we care deeply about protecting our public lands. We know there are a lot of issues to consider when casting your vote, but please remember to vote with our wild places in mind. We don’t get a second chance when it comes to protecting our planet.  ❱ Register to vote. In Colorado, you can register to vote in-person through [...]

Your “Vote for Public Lands” action guide2020-10-22T02:01:42+00:00

How to Heart Public Lands

Our public lands are something to celebrate everyday. Why? They are one of America’s greatest assets: our abundance of wild places. We’ve put together a list of ways you can engage with and help protect public lands—365 days a year. ❱ Help us pull barbed wire fencing on BLM lands at Sutey Ranch as part of our restoration project series. Left over from when the property was used for ranching, these fences prevent wildlife from moving freely and we’ll help to restore this critical piece of wildlife habitat. Register here. ❱Join us for a hike, restoration project or [...]

How to Heart Public Lands2020-10-05T19:45:47+00:00

Letter: Area outdoors groups: Be smart on our public lands

Wilderness Workshop joins Colorado Wild Public Lands and several other businesses and environmental and recreation nonprofits in promoting the message of responsible recreation during this crisis.

Letter: Area outdoors groups: Be smart on our public lands2020-05-22T19:20:52+00:00

Court scraps Colo. roadless exception — again

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday reversed a lower court ruling, forcing the federal government to reconsider yet again where coal mining is allowed in “roadless” areas of Colorado.

Court scraps Colo. roadless exception — again2020-05-22T19:22:35+00:00
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