A word for the wild

by Staff

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act protects rivers and streams - no matter how small - from development and pollution. In Colorado, the Cache la Poudre remains the only river protected under the act. The non-profit Colorado Environmental Coalition would like more free-flowing rivers designated, but needs help to identify the most remarkable in Colorado. Any river or stream that flows freely qualifies, says the coalition's Harry Crockett. The group hopes to finish the list by late April and then find congressional backing. For information, contact Chris Arend or Harry Crockett, CEC, 777 Grant St., Suite 606, Denver, CO 80203-3518 (303/837-8701).


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