Peak & Prairie
Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club
Volume XXXIII, Number 3, June / July 1998
|BLM Wilderness Campaign Begins!||Capital Report|
|The Colorado Fourteeners Initiative: A Peak Effort||View from the Chair|
|Free Training for Public Lands Issues||Lifestyle Bits|
|Backcountry Survival 101||Pesticide Bits|
|Earth Force Teams Up with Metro Middle School Teachers||Calendar|
|Toxic Tours At Rocky Mountain Arsenal?||Grassroots|
|On The Trail: Minimal impact Mountain Biking Tips|
|The MIA: Don't Miss This - It Won't Miss You!|
|Sand Creek Regional Greenway|
|The Politics of Pesticides: A Few Points|
|Critical Time for Animas-LaPlata Water Project|
|Rocky Mountain Chapter Officers & Ex-Com Members||Public Officials|
Phone: (303) 861-8819
A WILL IS A WAY...
To make a substantial gift to protect the environment. If you do not have a will, the state decides how your property and other affairs are handled. Decisions made now can later provide financial security for family, friends and the Sierra Club. You may even direct your bequest to a specific Club program or your home Chapter.
For more information and confidential assistance, contact the Sierra Club Planned Giving Program, 85 Seconds Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, (415) 977-5639.
Sierra Club presents...
John Fielder, wilderness photographer and his slide show:
Slides of undiscovered areas of BLM public lands in northwestern Colorado that are currently being considered for wilderness designation.
Invite your friends, family, neighbors!
Contact the SW Regional Office at (303) 449-5595 for more info.
Friday, June 5th at 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 10th at 7:00pm
Friday, June 12th at 7:30pm
Wednesday, June 24th at 6:30pm
Stop! Stop! Junk Mail!
If you want to help the environment and get rid of junk mail, see the tips listed on the EcoFuture website: http://www.ecofuture.org/ecofuture/jnkmail.html
Now that we've moved our office, we have need for a few items (in good to excellent condition). Perhaps you can help. Donations for the move will also be accepted. Thanks.
Our wish list includes:
Colorado Hiking Certificate
With the hiking season on us, it is time to renew or purchase a Colorado Hiking Certificate. With the $1 certificate, you will have paid into the statewide search and rescue fund as if you had purchased a hunting or fishing license. It is a way for back country users who do not hunt or fish to be covered by the search and rescue fund.
Certificates are sold at most sporting goods stores and other outlets for hunting and fishing licenses. A portion of the cost funds the Watchable Wildlife Program and non-game functions of the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
At times even the best of plans, map reading abilities and eyes on the trail are just not enough. If you need a search and rescue team, a Colorado hiking certificate may prove to be the purchase of a lifetime.
Peak & Prairie Guidelines
Peak & Prairie is published 6 times a year by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club, dedicated to the exploration, enjoyment, and protection of the wild places of the earth. For reprint permission, which is freely granted with credit, contact the editor.
Opinions expressed in the pages of Peak & Prairie are not necessarily those of the Sierra Club or the Rocky Mountain Chapter. The editor reserves the right to edit material for length, clarity, or content. The Chapter reserves the right to approve all advertising before publication. Readers are invited to contribute, but please limit your article to 750 words. Articles, announcements, and letters for Peak & Prairie may be submitted in any of the following ways, but computerized submission is preferred.
Mail or deliver a computer diskette with your material to the RMC office. We can handle Macintosh or PC compatible diskettes, preferably in ASCII text format. Include your name and phone number in the article and on the disk and enclose a printout.
Announcements of meetings, outings, and other events should be entered directly into the Calendar of Events subboard on the BBS. Each event must be entered separately.
Membership subscriptions are $1 per year (included in the annual Sierra Club dues). nonmembers may subscribe for $5 per year.
Peak & Prairie is printed on recycled paper by Barnum Publishing, Denver.
PEAK & PRAIRIE STAFF
|Editor||Fran Baxter - email@example.com||(303) 238-8817|
|Co-Editor||Kevin Mackessy||(303) 471-1594|
|Layout||Sean Mueller||(303) 377-7503|
|Co-Layout||John Driscoll||(303) 832-8168|
|Kirk Cunningham||(303) 939-8519|
|Christine Carr||(303) 722-4525|
|Barry Satlow||(303) 442-1006|
|Lu Snyder||(303) 861-9680|
|Pam Sherman||(303) 444-0622|
|Calendar Editor||Reginald Allen - firstname.lastname@example.org||(303) 795-2121|
|Media||Diane Drekman||(303) 861-5783|
|Grassroots Editor||Mike Gizzi - email@example.com||(970) 434-6048|
|Circulation / Mailing Parties||Angela Medbery||(303)433-2608|
|Advertising||Mary Romano||(303) 861-8819|
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