Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek Pass – So Much More Than Just Dead Trees

For more than a decade Rocky Mountain Wild and a coalition of other conservation organizations have been fighting to stop the development of the “Village at Wolf Creek.” This proposed development would build roads, homes, condos, retail stores, and energy infrastructure to support 8,000 people at the top of Wolf Creek Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: No Construction on Wolf Creek Pass Until Lawsuit is Decided

For Immediate Release: July 14, 2015 Media Contacts Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@rockymountainwild.org, 303-579-5162 Jimbo Buickerood, Public Lands Coordinator, San Juan Citizens Alliance, jimbo@sanjuancitizens.org, 970-259-3583, ext. 2 or 970-560-1111 Christine Canaly, Director, San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council, slvwater@fairpoint.net, 719-589-1518 No Construction on Wolf Creek Pass until Lawsuit Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

Conservation Organizations File Lawsuit to Stop Land Exchange

Denver, CO – A coalition of conservation organizations filed a lawsuit today in Federal Court to stop a controversial land exchange that would pave the way for the development of a tourist “village” to accommodate 8,000 people at the top of Wolf Creek Pass in southwestern Colorado. The land exchange, which Read more…

Wolf Creek Pass

Conservation Organizations File Lawsuit to Stop Controversial Land Swap at Wolf Creek Pass

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2015 Media Contacts Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@rockymountainwild.org, 303-579-5162 Christine Canaly, Director, San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council, slvwater@fairpoint.net, 719-589-1518 Dan Olson, Executive Director, San Juan Citizens Alliance danolson@sanjuancitizens.org, 970-259-3583 Denver, CO – A coalition of conservation organizations filed a lawsuit today in Federal Court to stop Read more…

Painter Rita Roberts at work on location.- photo by David Montgomery

Artists Plan Timberline Event on Wolf Creek Pass

Painters, writers, musicians and outdoor enthusiasts will convene on Wolf Creek Pass, Saturday June 20, 2015 for an all day celebration of the Art for the Endangered Landscape Project (AEL): Honoring Wolf Creek. The Art Day will be an opportunity for artists and outdoor enthusiasts of all persuasions to honor the beauty Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

PRESS RELEASE: Final decision released for Village at Wolf Creek Access Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2015 Contact: Mike Blakeman, 719-852-6212 MONTE VISTA, Colo. – Rio Grande National Forest Supervisor Dan Dallas has approved the proposed land exchange between the United States and Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture (LMJV). The land exchange proposal, which was Alternative 2 in the Village at Wolf Creek Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

PRESS RELEASE: Forest Service Issues Final Decision Granting Wolf Creek Land Exchange

For Immediate Release: May 21, 2015 Forest Service Issues Final Decision Granting Wolf Creek Land Exchange: Agency ignores court orders and continues to illegally conceal 13,000 pages of emails related to undue influence and manipulation of the analysis Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@rockymountainwild.org, 303-579-5162 Christine Canaly, Director SLVEC Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

Art for the Endangered Landscape: Honoring Wolf Creek 2015

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10 am to 5pm, Wolf Creek Ski Area Painters, poets and musicians will converge on Wolf Creek Pass, Saturday June 20, 2015 for an all day celebration of the Art for the Endangered Landscape: Honoring Wolf Creek 2015. This Art Day will be an opportunity for Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

It Takes a Village

By: Tracy Chamberlin April 6, 2015 With just a couple more details and some attached documents, developers who first envisioned the Village at Wolf Creek are one step closer to making it a reality. Recently, the U.S. Forest Service officially released what are called Objection Responses, one of the final Read more…

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