If You Like Your Monument, Can You Keep Your...

If You Like Your Monument, Can You Keep Your Monument?

Share with those who care!     “Only a change of Name” is the title of the song and dance routine proponents of national park status...

Does National Park Status Endanger Water...

Does National Park Status Endanger Water Rights on Glade Park?

Share with those who care!One of Colorado’s newer protected areas-turned-national park, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, was created...

Endangered in America: Private Property

Endangered in America: Private Property

Share with those who care!The following article by Michael S. Coffmann, PhD., was published in the Fall 2005 edition of Range Magazine. Using maps and...

Will National Park Status Limit Access for...

Will National Park Status Limit Access for School Groups? Climbers?

Share with those who care! Although nearby Colorado national monuments-turned-national parks have struggled to attract visitors, other national parks such...

More than Just a Name, the Monument is an...

More than Just a Name, the Monument is an Identity

Share with those who care!To the people of the Grand Valley, the Colorado National Monument is more than just a visually stunning and culturally important...

Save Our Monument!  5/20/14

Save Our Monument! 5/20/14

Share with those who care!The following video comprises the full informational program presented by Friends of the Colorado National Monument at the Grand...

Broken Promises: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Broken Promises: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Share with those who care!The following letter was presented to FCNM by Curtis Robinson, a retired accountant with a long history in Colorado as an estate...

National Park Status is a Bad Idea: Informational...

National Park Status is a Bad Idea: Informational Slides

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Why Turn Sustainable Monument Into an Over-Burdened...

Why Turn Sustainable Monument Into an Over-Burdened Park?

Share with those who care!With these things in mind, it makes no sense to expose a sustainable national monument to the negative implications of being...

False “Prestige” or the Preservation...

False “Prestige” or the Preservation of our Rights?

Share with those who care!Dear Friends of the Colorado National Monument, It’s unfortunate that our lands and lifestyles in Western Colorado have...