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Sportsmen applaud Senate hearing on Browns Canyon (Press Release)
7/24/2014
Credit:
Colorado Trout Unlimited
(Denver, CO)–On Wednesday, July 23, the Senate National Parks Subcommittee will hear a variety of bills – including S. 1794, which designates Browns Canyon in Chaffee County as a National Monument. Sportsmen and women, rafters and local communities and businesses have worked for over 20 years to have this area’s hunting, fishing and recreational values protected—and they urged quick passage of the legislation.

“Now is the time to get this done,” said Kyle Perkins, Browns Canyon coordinator for Trout Unlimited. “We have overwhelming local support for protecting Browns Canyon—we just need Congress to get it across the finish.


See the entire article at: http://www.coloradotu.org/2014/07/sportsmen-applaud-senate-hearing-on-browns-canyon-press-release/

Member comments
by: earplug on 7/26/2014 9:54:00 PM
After witnessing the last government shut down and having federal parks closed. Rampart, Blue Mesa, etc. this is nothing to get happy about. Its in Colorado, make it a State Park.