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…

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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…

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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…

Wolf Creek Access Project Administrative Objection + Exhibits

On January 5th, 2015, the Friends of Wolf Creek Coalition filed a 98 page Objection to the Forest Service’s Final Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Record of Decision for the “Wolf Creek Access Project.”  We allege that the Forest Service’s decision to approve a land exchange that would facilitate the Read more…

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Objection Filed on Proposed Land Exchange At Wolf Creek Pass

January 6, 2015 Monte Vista, CO – Today a coalition of conservation organizations announce the filing of a 96-page Objection with the Forest Service concerning a proposed land exchange near Wolf Creek Pass. The land exchange would allow construction of a city in a high-altitude location that receives an average of 428 Read more…

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Forest Service Makes the Naughty List by Continuing to Withhold Information on Pillage at Wolf Creek

On November 21, 2014, after years of deliberation and almost a year of delay, the Forest Service finally released its decision on the land exchange at Wolf Creek pass.  Against the recommendations of the conservation community and the desires of many residents of the surrounding towns, the Forest Service decided Read more…

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Hey, Red. Wolf Creek is troubling me.

By: Dan Olson, San Juan Citizens Alliance, The Durango Herald December 10, 2014 Dear Red, How are things back in Texas? Peggy Sue and I are vacationing in Durango. Unseasonably warm, thank goodness. If this is global warming, you can officially call me a fan. Buying any sports franchises this Read more…

Rio Grande National Forest invites public to forest planning meetings in October

The U.S. Forest Service and National Forest Foundation will hold four public meetings in October to discuss and receive public input for the Rio Grande National Forest’s forest plan revision. The first two meetings will occur in Antonito and South Fork THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER (see below for details). “Management of Read more…

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No Legislative Land Exchange – At Least For Now

Colorado Wild recently sent the last of your 1,856 petition signatures to Congressman Salazar regarding the proposed legislative land exchange. Thankfully, after hearing from many of you, and after holding his own meeting in Alamosa to discuss the issue with key stakeholders, Congressman Salazar is encouraging Mr. McCombs to undertake Read more…

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McCombs Applies for Land Exchange

Mr. McCombs has taken the advice of Congressman Salazar and has applied for a land exchange from the Rio Grande National Forest through the Forest Service administrative review process. In coming months, the Forest Service will be conducting a feasibility study on the Land Exchange proposal recently submitted by Mr. Read more…

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