Sen. Michael Bennet introduces legislation to designate West Hermosa wilderness and protect Hermosa Creek watershed
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — It may be late in the session in an election year, but Colorado’s senators continue to push for additional wilderness designations in the state, recognizing the economic and and environmental benefits of untrammeled land.
This week, Senator Michael Bennet introduced a bill to protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed, an area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango. (more…)
Filed under: Colorado, Environment, public lands, US Forest Service | Tagged: Durango Colorado, La Plata County Colorado, Mark Udall, San Juan National Forest, Sen Michael Bennet wilderness plan, West Hermosa wilderness | 1 Comment »