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04.29.14

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance Volunteers: Stewardship Prevails

Last weekend volunteers with the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance headed out to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument to close a rogue road and repair damage caused by three people who were illegally cutting juniper trees inside the monument for firewood. The three were arrested last winter and eventually required … read more

08.20.13

World Class Resources, Shoestring Budget: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

This week the Durango Herald highlighted one of the most important areas in the National Conservation Lands: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.  Located in southwest Colorado, Canyons of the Ancients contains more than 6000 archeological sites and exceptional recreational opportunities. As the Herald points out, the Bureau of Land … read more

02.11.13

Meet the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance

Around 60 people braved snowstorms in the Cortez/Dolores area of southwestern Colorado on Saturday for the first organizational meeting of the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance.  The group’s mission states that they, “support the missions of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and the Anasazi Heritage Center through financial and volunteer resources. … read more