Another prominent co-sponsor signed onto a bill that would protect large portions of the Thompson Divide area from energy development.
Sen. Mark Udall joined the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act as a co-sponsor on Thursday, prompting another wave of support from sportsmen.
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National Public Lands Day is Saturday September 28, 2013. Get out to support your public lands.
By Aaron Kindle
I am often asked why I choose to spend so much time out in wild country? The question always strikes me as odd. I usually respond with “why not”? I simply can’t imagine a life without wide-open spaces, clear streams and wild critters. It would be a life I wouldn’t want to live.
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American Angler takes a closer look into the Thompson Divide while talking with Trout Unlimited's Aaron Kindle. Head over to the American Angler website to have a look at the whole article.
Randy Melton, a hunting and fishing guide with Avalanche Outfitters highlights the Thompson Divide's importance to sportsmen and to his business.
"As a sportsman you've got an even deeper connection to the land. (You feel that) when you're up in the Thompson Divide in the fall when the elk are... [ READ MORE... ]
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Thompson Divide Vignette - Kara Armano from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo.
Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen... [ READ MORE... ]
Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen populations of cutthroat trout, and source waters for numerous renowned... [ READ MORE... ]
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine wild backcountry loaded with wild critters.
Fortunately, many such backcountry haunts are protected through Wilderness and Monument designations. Many also remain silently unprotected yet provide a home to a myriad of fish and wildlife and recreation... [ READ MORE... ]
In one of several stops on the western slope of Colorado yesterday Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke on behalf of the Thompson Divide and the discussion of letting oil and gas leases expire. Articles done by the Denver Post and the Aspen Times both quote him speaking directly to the beauty of the... [ READ MORE... ]
“Perhaps the rebuilding of body and spirit is the greatest service derivable from our forests, for of what worth are material things if we lose the character and quality of people that are the soul of America?”
Arthur Carhart—widely regarded as a pioneer in wilderness protection—posed that question... [ READ MORE... ]