On February 10th, the Bureau of Land Management released a draft plan for the Jumbo Mountain Special Recreation Area. This plan aims to create a management framework for managing trails, wildlife, and other resources on Jumbo Mountain outside of Paonia, CO. The plan involves about 1,900 acres of public land near the town of Paonia, CO. The plan would designate approximately 30 miles of travel routes in the Jumbo Mountain Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) as part
WSCC's ANNUAL MEETING Sunday March 12th 2023 ShadeScapes Event Center, Hotchkiss CO WSCC's 2023 Annual Meeting was a festive affair with a beaver flair! We had about 80 people in attendance at the beautiful ShadeScapes showroom in downtown Hotchkiss. We welcomed new Board Member Lauren Hall Ruddell and with much gratitude saw Kate Graham and Alex Johnson step down from board service. We reviewed the work of last year through the lens of our Annual Report
RSVP HERE! Friday, March 24th from 10 AM to 4 PM Wildlife In Need Our local big game herds are in need of help. For years, elk fencing has been installed throughout the North Fork, limiting where mule deer can migrate and access water sources and habitat. These pinch points can result in wildlife-vehicle collisions, and animals getting caught in tall fences causing fatalities. WSCC is partnering with Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Backcountry Hunters
WSCC is recruiting for a Stewardship and Outreach VISTA position. Interested? Apply now through the Americorps VISTA portal using this link: bit.ly/3J24O3t The successful candidate will start work on June 5. Questions? Email [email protected]
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