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Take Action: Support Browns Canyon National Monument Designation

Posted: 02/12/2015
by Nathan Fey

If you’ve ever paddled Browns Canyon, you know how special that stretch of the Arkansas River is. The river, the canyon, and the landscape surrounding it are a treasure, and it is a true joy to be able to recreate there. Browns Canyon is a real gem for others, too – hunters, fishermen, locals and visitors all can enjoy its beauty, outstanding trout fishing and amazing whitewater boating.

For all of these reasons -- and many more, including the economics benefits of recreation and the jobs it creates -- we need to protect Browns Canyon by designating it a national monument. I know it, and, if you’ve ever been through Browns Canyon, you know it, too: Browns Canyon must be preserved as a national monument so that we can continue to enjoy it, unspoiled, for generations to come.

Now, the Obama administration and Colorado’s legislators and delegates need to hear this message from us: it’s time to protect Browns Canyon! We’ve set up a Twitter tool here to make this fast and easy. Just select your target, select a tweet, and click send, and your message about the importance of protecting Browns Canyon will be sent.

Thank you for standing up for Browns Canyon!