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Group Work Day: Women for Wild Lands

By Tanya Stevens; Marketing and Publications Committee Member Why do people volunteer for Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)? We each have our own reasons, but Women for Wild Lands (W4WL) joined to connect with other like-minded organizations working towards protecting public lands. Women for Wild Lands itself is actually a citizen’s movement bringing together outdoor enthusiasts in keeping “public lands in public hands.” As she prepared for the Women’s March in Grand Junction last Saturday,

“Thistles as Thick as the Thigh”

By Tanya Stevens; Marketing & Publications Committee Member and RFOV Volunteer One local character recently told me that he had pulled thistles as thick as his thigh with roots reaching all the way to the other side of the world.  Every pull would trigger a small earthquake in China.  That story may be a tall tale, but some of the plumeless thistles which we encountered last month did indeed resemble small trees. On Saturday, July

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