Colorado’s Thompson Divide reminds us of the indivisible relationship that many Americans have with wild places. Our nation’s wildlands have long provided communities economic stability and crucial natural resources that allow them to survive.
Colorado’s Grand Junction Book Cliffs showcase geological wonders that date back to the Age of Dinosaurs. Grand plateaus, mesas and buttes formed from Cretaceous sandstone loom above vast canyons lush with sagebrush and dotted juniper trees.
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) announced on Dec. 3 that he will introduce a bill this month to designate central Colorado’s Browns Canyon as a national monument, with nearly half of that newly-protected land to be set aside as wilderness.
The Wilderness Society writes to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources in support of measures designating the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Area, Hermosa Creek Wilderness Area and Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area.