River Protection Group


Press Release on the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act of 2013. This Congressional federal bill was the outcome of the many months of work done by the Hermosa Creek Workgroup.

Durango Herald news article on introduction of the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act of 2013

Herald piece on introduction of the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act of 2012 in the United States Congress

Op Ed by Senator Michael Bennet in the Durango Herald regarding carrying Hermosa Creek legislation (based on report released by the Workgroup)  (4/17/11)

Durango Herald news article when Senator Bennet hiked Hermosa Creek with community stakeholders (5/29/11)

Durango Herald editorial on Hermosa Creek Workgroup and Senator Bennet’s bill (6/3/11)

Opinion piece by Herald editorial board member, Megan Graham (6/19/11)

Columnist piece by Dan Randolph, interim Executive Director of the SJCA (6/23/11)

Senator Bennet is carrying the Hermosa Creek legislation and hiked the Hermosa on 5/30/11: Read the article here: http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20110530/NEWS01/705309947/Sen-hikes-Hermosa-Creek

Article in The Pagosa Springs SUN about the group, May 2011:   http://www.pagosasun.com/archives/2011/05May/051911/odmixedconifer.html

News article on Congressman John Salazar’s Announcement to run the Hermosa Creek Wilderness Bill - Durango Herald, 10/10/2010

Opinion Column Re: Hermosa Creek Workgroup - Durango Herald, 5/9/2010

Protection Sought for Hermosa Creek Drainage - Silverton Standard & the Miner, 2/4/2010

Hermosa Watershed - Durango Herald, 1/29/2010

Group: Protect Hermosa Watershed - Durango Herald, 1/28/2010