Hundreds of people showed up to a public meeting with federal officials in Salida, Colorado, to voice their support for protecting Browns Canyon, an area in southern Colorado well known for its whitewater rafting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
A National Park Service ranger recently reported that a chunk had been taken out of a bone belonging to a sauropod--the iconic suborder of long-necked dinosaurs--on the well-trafficked Fossil Discovery Trail, pr
You have the rare opportunity to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by speaking directly to key Washington officials. If you attend the listening session, you can tell decision makers that you support a national monument and the protection of these mountains.
Browns Canyon is an outdoor recreation mecca, and one of Colorado's most treasured landscapes. It is enjoyed by whitewater boaters, hikers and anglers fishing for trout in of the state's largest stretch of gold metal waters.
In 1902, when this photo was taken, the most majestic canyon on earth had not yet been protected as a national park (though President Benjamin Harrison had named it a forest reserve in 1893). It was, relative to later fame, somewhat obscure.