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Date Thursday  12/7/2017
Group Denver
Event Title Denver Conservation Meeting
Status Approved
Leader Claude Neumann
Co-Leader Steve Bonowski
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 10
Type Education (everyone)


Second floor Drumwright Boardroom  at CMC Mountaineering Center. 6:30 pm.

For more info Contact

Claude Neumann, Chair.   720-524-1645


Join CMC Denver Group Conservation for our December meeting . The meeting will start at 6:30 with pizza, pop, and Christmas cookies at 6:15. Join us to listen in for discussion and dialogue

Our meeting will cover several topics including  the continuious stream of serious and imminent conservation threats from Washington. We will update memebers on the most immediate actions in Congress such as the current budget bill which allows oil drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge of Alaska, President Trumps drastic reduction of Utah National Monuments, very bad legislation that would de-regulate forest management , and accelerated environmental review of existing environmental protections on public lands.Karl Ford will talk about the up-coming campaign with other conservation organizations to forge ahead with a wilderness proposal for BLM lands and how we can help.

We will also present the various oppurtunities for people to get involved in the conservation effort as your voice is needed now more than ever.  ALL HANDS ON DECK!  


Meeting Highlights

6:15 - Pizza, Pop, Cookies


Discussion and Update On legislative and other threats from Washington, E-Mail Alert system for  citizen action

Trump Proposal to Greatly reduce Utah National Monuments - Karl will present the maps of the area reduction 

BLM Wilderness Proposal -  CMC Volunteer particpation to promote special BLM Areas for wilderness including Grape Creek, Beaver Creek, Arkansas Valley lands, Western Slope areas.

Rampart east roadless Area - Follow-up from our November 11 field trip. Proposed 2018  actions including monitoring, mapping, and dialogue with the Forest Service.