Colorado Wild Public Lands

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    COWPL pursues greater public engagement

    In December 2021, The Sopris Sun reported on a proposed land swap near Pagosa Springs involving 380 acres of public land, including roadless areas, wetlands and dispersed camping. The Valle Seco Land Exchange has since been delayed.

    “The appraisal will be reconsidered due to our work arguing that… read more →

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    Colorado Wild Public Lands watchdogs land swaps

    Colorado Wild Public Lands (COWPL), based in Basalt, originated in 2014 in direct response to a controversial land swap known as the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange. Now complete, the deal saw the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) trade 1,369 acres south of Carbondale and 201 acres southwest ofread more →