Public Comment

11/21/18: CoNPS Comments on Monarch Pass Proposal

The US Forest Service requested comment on a forest management plan to treat forests on Monarch and Marshall Passes.  Below is the comment which was written for CoNPS by Conservation Committee volunteer Gay Austin and signed by Mo Ewing, Chair of the committee....

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CoNPS Comments on BLM December Oil and Gas Sale

The BLM December 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale was totally chaotic.  In August, the BLM offered about 222,000 acres of lands for leasing.  But a federal judge intervened, saying that the BLM didn't consider the impact on sage grouse habitat.  On October...

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CoNPS Opposes Village at Wolf Creek

On August 31, 2018, Mo Ewing, the Chairman of the CoNPS Conservation Committee wrote a letter to the U.S. Forest Service opposing the granting of access to the developers of the proposed Village at Wolf Creek.  The letter read as follows: Colorado Native Plant...

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Conservation Committee August 2018 Update

CoNPS Conservation Committee 2018 Update – August 6, 2018 CoNPS Comment Letters Written: January 27: Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest (GMUG) - Draft Forest Assessment Identifying and Assessing at-Risk Species. April 6: BLM - Environmental...

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July 1, 2018: CoNPS Signs Letter of Support for SCC

On July 1, 2018, CoNPS signed a letter of support for the preservation of South Canyon near Gunnison which is in danger of being developed.  The South Canyon Coalition is in the process of trying to convince the City Council to buy the property to protect it from...

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