Tag: Thompson Divide Coalition

Unified for Thompson Divide

Make plans to be at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs this Saturday, July 13th from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM to enjoy FREE music, BBQ, and family actives while learning more about the Thompson Divide and the area’s impact to our local communities. The mission of the Thompson Divide Coalition is to secure permanent protection from oil and gas development on Federal Lands in the Thompson Divide area including Thompson Creek and four Mile Creek Watersheds, as well as portions of the Muddy Basin, Coal Basin, and the headwaters of East Divide Creek. The Thompson Divide covers 221,500 acres of Federal Land in several counties including Pitkin County (88,100 acres) and Garfield county (43,500 acres). Collectively, hunting, fishing, ranching, and recreation in the Thompson Divide area support nearly 300 jobs and $ 30 Million in annual economic output for our local communities. Senator Michael Bennet has introduced The Thompson…

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