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Browns Canyon

I'm With Stupid: A Dumbed-Down Definition of 'Monumental'

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.05.2016 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I've been doing a bunch of research recently on Browns Canyon National Monument, which many of you may not realize is now a thing. It's over on the other side of Independence Pass from Aspen, on the far side of the Arkansas River between Buena Vista and Salida, roughly.

Sweet 16

Michael Brune | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green
Michael Brune

Good things are worth waiting for. Local people had been trying for two decades to get permanent protection for Colorado's Browns Canyon (which has long been popular with whitewater rafters and other outdoor enthusiasts). Yesterday that dedication paid off when Obama designated 21,000 acres in Browns Canyon as one of our newest national monuments.

'Green News Report' - February 19, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another day, another oil explosion, this time at an Exxon refinery in CA;...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Names 3 New National Monuments | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will designate three new national monuments on Thursday and announce a new initiative to increase the number of c...

Latinos Choose the West for Environment, Fight for Protection Because of Passion

Maite Arce | Posted 04.14.2015 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

For many, economic opportunities like employment or cost of living can have significant bearing on where we choose to live. But, the results of the new Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll tell a different story.

Browns Canyon Is a Sanctuary for Our Veterans

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 02.25.2015 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

I can't think of a better place to recover than on a stretch of the Arkansas River renowned for its prized trout fishing and incredible whitewater rafting.

Latest Assault on Public Lands an Affront to the Public

Ann Morgan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Green
Ann Morgan

Citizens want to continue the proud American tradition of investing in the wildlife, open spaces, remote spots, clean air and fresh water that make this country stand out among other industrialized nations.

Champions for the Outdoors

Maite Arce | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

According to the National Council of La Raza poll results, more than 9-in-10 Latino voters (94%) say outdoor activities such as fishing, picnics, camping, and visiting national parks and monuments are important to them and their families

Celebrating Earth Day

Mark Udall | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Mark Udall

Working together we can keep our wild lands wild, and our air and water clean. By accomplishing this, we will ensure our children too can enjoy the opportunity provided by the geography of hope -- the great gift of the American West.