Celebrating Browns Canyon National Monument

As I head to Buena Vista this weekend for the official dedication of Browns Canyon National Monument, it is with a heart full of emotions.
July 18, 2015/by Ben Lerman

Public Lands Seizure in a Nutshell

Public land seizure has been making headlines in Colorado and across the West for years now, and lots of us aren’t quite sure what to make of it.
June 5, 2015/by Ben Lerman

Top 5 Weird Sage Grouse Facts

Our fifth and final year of Greater sage grouse lek tours is underway and we wanted to share some of the reasons this species is worth protecting.
April 3, 2015/by Ben Lerman
Jim Masure with his dog outside

Top 5 Sage Grouse Tour Photo Tips

Conservation Colorado’s Greater Sage Grouse “lek” Tours offer photographers a unique opportunity to capture very special inhabitants of our earth
March 24, 2015/by Ben Lerman

Victory on Browns Canyon!

Last month’s designation of Browns Canyon National Monument was a tremendous victory for conservation and for Coloradans.
February 27, 2015/by Ben Lerman

Victory on Hermosa Creek!

Here in Southwestern Colorado, we are celebrating the recent passage of the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act with some backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and fly fishing.
January 30, 2015/by Ben Lerman

10 accomplishments of 2014

Here in Colorado, the oil and gas industry has had too much influence for too long while our communities and environment suffer.
December 27, 2014/by Ben Lerman

The Importance of Roan

Despite being completely different ecosystems and Vermillion suffering a serious attention deficiency in comparison to Roan, the places are close relatives.
December 4, 2014/by Ben Lerman

Top 5 Must Do’s for Grand Junction

Have you heard? For the FIRST time in history the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed limits for unnecessary carbon pollution from power plants in the U.S.— and IT’S A BIG DEAL!
June 27, 2014/by Ben Lerman
Snow covered rocks and mesa

Grand Junction’s fighting for clean air

A newer, but nonetheless powerful and inspiring, group of concerned citizens in Mesa County is working to protect our air from harmful pollution.
February 25, 2014/by Ben Lerman
Protect our #COAir rally

7 Things We Did In Our First Year

On January 1st, 2013, following a combined 60 year history of fighting for our spectacular environment, Colorado Environmental Coalition and Colorado Conservation Voters merged to create Conservation Colorado.
December 4, 2013/by Ben Lerman

Top 6 reasons to Save Sage Grouse

What’s the fuss about a funny little bird that boogies? Why do they matter? Why do they need YOUR help?
November 8, 2013/by Ben Lerman