Colorado – Northwest Colorado  Broadband

Geographic area

Northwest Colorado—Routt, Moffat, Jackson, and Rio Blanco counties.

Broadband Leaders:

  Diane Miller, Cristina Harmon, and Barbara Vasquez

Contact us:

Diane Miller
dianemiller43@gmail.com

Cristina Harmon
steambabe@gmail.com

Barbara Vasquez
bv_99_munich@yahoo.com

 

Co-Leader Diane Miller

Focus Areas:

  • Local trails issues
  • Climate change
  • Forest planning
  • Oil and gas development/impact on public lands
  • Getting out into the wild!

Projects:

  • Educating local elected officials about the importance of protecting public lands
  • Encouraging local elected officials to take measurable action on climate change
  • Monitoring local trails initiatives and advocating for protection of wildlife habitat and quiet use
  • Advocating for wild lands and climate change: writing letters, attending public rallies
  • Collaborating with local and regional nonprofits on air quality, water quality and oil and gas development issues
  • Getting out to experience and learn about our local wild lands
  • Co-sponsoring and tabling at educational speaker events and films

Broadlights:

  • We helped a local nonprofit to garner 100 business signatures on a letter to Steamboat Springs City Council urging action on climate change.
  • We were successful in getting Routt County Commissioners to sign a resolution recognizing the value of public lands
  • We form the core of a local group writing letters to the editor on climate, the environment and public lands
  • We are active in advocating for wildlife corridors and habitat with regard to the Mad Rabbit Project, a local trails initiative.

Wishlist:

  • Increased visibility in the community
  • Regular meetings with lots of attendees!

Become a member of Great Old Broads for Wilderness and join our Broadband today!