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Protect public lands

One of the primary reasons I moved to Colorado was for the access to the state’s vast network of public lands. Presumably I’m not alone, and thousands of others live in Colorado for this same reason. In fact, a recent Colorado College report found, 84 percent of those surveyed choose to live in this region

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Christmas in Holy Cross Wilderness

It’s no coincidence that the Colorado National Forest Wilderness Act passed three days before Christmas 35 years ago. On Dec. 22, 1980, Colorado and the citizens of our great country gained 1.4 million acres of wilderness, including the 122,396-acre Holy Cross Wilderness. Located in between the recreation hubs of Aspen, Vail, and Breckenridge, our Holy

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Happy Birthday Aldo Leopold!

Aldo Leopold and Olaus Murie – 1946 “When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac Monday, January 11th marks Aldo Leopold’s birthday – one of the most significant and early leaders in the wilderness movement.

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