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Christine Canaly Presented with the Jasper Carlton Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy(7-30-2015)


Tehri Parker (right), Director of Rocky Mountain Wild Presents Chris Canaly, SLVEC Director, with the Jasper Carlton Award for her remarkable conservation work.

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SLVEC and CCCW Sponsor Community Clean Up of an Illegal Dump on the Culebra Ditch in Costilla County (7-30-2015)  


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Rio Grande May Have Above Average Water for the First Time in Seven Years (7-22-15)




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Howard Cox Shares His Story

Former long-term SLVEC Board member a grateful transpant recipient (7-13-15)


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SLVEC and Others File Lawsuit to Halt Land Transfer at Wolf Creek (6-25-15)


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Art for the Endangered Landscape: Honoring Wolf Creek- Art Day at Wolf Creek Ski Area, Saturday June 20- Great Weather, Great Art, Great Music- Great Success (6-21-2015)

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Colorado Contingent Visits Washington D.C. to Voice Concerns About

Wolf Creek to Congress and Agencies (6-27-15)


A contingent of folks from Colorado concerned about the impacts associated with the Forest Service Record of Decision on Wolf Creek goes to Washington DC to discuss this issue with federal representatives and agency officials.

Pictured from left to Right are:

Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance

Lori Udall, Montpelier Consulting                               

Monique DiGiorgio, Chama Peak Land Alliance

Lavinia Currier, Chama Peak Land Alliance


Objections to the Village at Wolf Creek Ignored- Rio Grande National Forest to Proceed with Land Exchange(3-26-12)  Click here for media story





Study Reveals Chemical Contaminants in SLV Refuges : Includes Prescription Drugs and Soap Disinfectants (2-23-15)
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New Power Lines from SLV to Taos Cancelled
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Brown's Canyon Declared a National Monument (2-23-15)

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Community Solar To Supply Electricity Customers in Southern Colorado Community Energy’s Innovative 500 kW Solar Garden Project Comes On-Line in Antonito (1-20-15)

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President Obama Signs into Law the Bi-partisan,

Mixed -bag Protection for Hermosa Creek near Durango ( 12-24-14) 

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Forest Service OK's Land Swap Decision on the Village at Wolf Creek


SLV Ecosystem Council to Object (11-24-14)


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Gunnison Sage Grouse Granted Endangered Status -


Poncha Pass Turf Excluded


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Day Hike into the San Luis Hills Wilderness Study Area


Saturday, November 15  Thanks to everyone who came out for this special day


to share the special places where we live- and the special neighbors we have!
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Deja Vu All Over Again
Gary Boyce Emerges with Another Water Scheme to Export SLV Water
Water District Prepares to Battle Boyce Valley Courier (7-16-2014




Spring Birdathon Donations Help Local Conservation Efforts (6-30-14)
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SLVEC Director Christine Canaly, CCCW  Director Andrea Guajardo share Letter to the Editor
In response to a letter criticising the SLVEC/ CCCW  official complaint to the San Francisco Creek Drilling Proposal (4-14-14)
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SLVEC, CCCW File Official Complaint Against BLM for Oil Drilling Decision on San Francisco Creek (3-5-14)

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Bureau of Land Management Releases Environmental Assessment on San Francisco Creek Drill and Frack- Gives OK to Proceed (1-7-14)

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Pauline Washburn Acknowledged for Vigilant Citizen Award

Pauline Washburn is 2013 Vigilant Citizen