browns canyon http://krcc.org en Poll Shows 77% of Coloradoans Support Proposed Browns Canyon Designation http://krcc.org/post/poll-shows-77-coloradoans-support-proposed-browns-canyon-designation <p>A poll released Tuesday shows many Coloradoans&nbsp;support designating Browns Canyon in Chaffee County as a national monument. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">KRCC’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dana Cronin reports.</span><br />&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://conservationco.org/admin/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Browns-Canyon-Final-Report1.pdf" target="_blank">poll</a> released by Conservation Colorado comes on the eve of a scheduled legislative hearing by the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Parks.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:11:58 +0000 Dana Cronin 22324 at http://krcc.org Poll Shows 77% of Coloradoans Support Proposed Browns Canyon Designation Browns Canyon Subject of National Monument, Wilderness Area Proposal http://krcc.org/post/browns-canyon-subject-national-monument-wilderness-area-proposal <p></p><p>Senator Mark Udall is expected in Chaffee County today to unveil new proposed legislation that looks to declare Browns Canyon a national monument and wilderness area. KRCC’s Maggie Spencer has more.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The Arkansas River runs through Browns Canyon, and if passed, the bill would declare 22,000 acres of land from Nathrop to Salida a national monument and an additional 10,500 acres as protected wilderness.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:38:55 +0000 Maggie Spencer 12145 at http://krcc.org Browns Canyon Subject of National Monument, Wilderness Area Proposal