Browns Canyon

Goals 

Browns Canyon is a prized wild trout fishery and critical backcountry big game habitat which is home to some of the best of what's left for hunters and anglers. Trout Unlimited is seeking federal monument designation for Browns Canyon and the Arkansas River that flows through ultimately protecting the valuable trout fishery. 

Tactics 

By organizing sportsmen and women Trout Unlimited has been able to secure a large presence at public meetings in turn allowing them to have their voices heard by federal politicians on the matter of a monument designation. The Sportsmen for Browns Canyon coalition aims to work with various supportive groups, such as the Friends of Browns Canyon, to develop a dialogue among sportsmen and women and the politicians. For more information, see the Sportsmen for Browns Canyon website

Staff Contact 

Kyle Perkins, Browns Canyon campaign coordinator

303-579-6498

kperkins@tu.org

 

Brad Powell, southwest director, TU's Sportsmens Conservation Project

928-300-5451

bpowell@tu.org

 

Issues 
Roads + Development
Places 
Salida
Colorado
Arkansas River (CO)
Species 

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout

Brown Trout

Brown Trout

Solutions 
Protect
Author of this Page 

Joshua Duplechian

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