Celebrating 20 years of Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area development

October 29, 2009

Audrey Gilpin – [Salida] [Mountain} Mail Staff Writer

White thanked the Colorado Division of Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Parks, commercial outfitters and Trout Unlimited for their partnership and support through the years.Read more

Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited Conservation Auction

October 29, 2009

The Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its Annual Conservation Auction on Tuesday, November 17. The doors will open at 6:30 pm. Admission is free.

The event will help raise funds for the chapter’s conservation activities such as Cheeseman Canyon trail maintenance, help fund a graduate fellowship at Colorado State University Department of Fish Biology and Wildlife, and the chapter’s stream improvement activities.

More than 150 items will be available for bid through a silent auction and a traditional verbal auction. Items to auctioned include fishing trips, fishing equipment, professionally tied flies, art items, and much more.

The event will be held at Terrace Gardens, 13065 East Briarwood Avenue in Englewood (just south of Arapahoe Road, 2 miles east of I-25). Please contact Bill Richards at 303-909-1375 or go to http://www.cutthroatctu.org for more information or directions.

Study to determine origin of sediment in Lightner Creek

October 29, 2009

by Dale Rodebaugh – [Durango] Herald Staff Writer

Buck Skillen, a board member of Trout Unlimited and a water-quality monitor for River Watch, a Colorado Division of Wildlife program, has called attention to the inconsistent clarity of Lightner Creek for five years, Maloney said. This summer enough people were listening to form a task force, with Maloney assigned to coordinate efforts. Read more

Groups seek protection for streams

October 29, 2009

BY BOBBY MAGILL • BobbyMagill@coloraoan.com • October 29, 2009

Colorado Trout Unlimited and Clean Water Action say they fear pollution could threaten trout habitat and drinking water for cities along the Front Range because some of the region’s water supply originates in streams that may be unregulated because the streams can’t be navigated by boat and are dry some of the year.

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