August 13, 2019 in News, Videos Files

Video: In Their Own Words – Northern Arapaho Leaders

“Water is sacred and we respect that. Without water there is no life.” – Crawford White, Arapaho Elder   Water makes life possible and with all of the pressures on…

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July 25, 2019 in News

Press Release: Buckingham Neighborhood Outreach Project Will Help to Preserve the History and Heritage of Historical Fort Collins Neighborhood

NEWS RELEASE July 25, 2019 For immediate release; for more information, contact:   Megan Maiolo-Heath, Communications Coordinator Poudre Heritage Alliance Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area 970.295.4851    …

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July 11, 2019 in News

Guest Blog: Nothing comes from nothing

My name’s Andy Auer, and I’m the new volunteer coordinator for the Poudre Heritage Alliance. I’m 24, and my pronouns are they/them/theirs. I’m going to be helping Jordan out at…

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July 2, 2019 in News

Guest Blog: Life is a journey that leads us to parts unknown

by Vanessa Villegas Selwyn, PhD I grew up in a southwest border town less than an hour drive from Juarez, Mexico.  Las Cruces, New Mexico, is an area is rich…

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June 19, 2019 in News

Learning in Our Watershed Program Reaches & Inspires Thousands of Students in 2019

Many questions arise as to what happens when a generation grows up disconnected from its historical, natural and cultural heritage – such as, who will be the future stewards of…

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May 30, 2019 in News

Play It Safe on the Poudre this Summer!

As the Colorado snowpack starts to melt and rivers and streams across the state begin to rise, its important to remember to Play It Safe on the Poudre! The Cache…

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May 16, 2019 in News

In Memory of William “Bill” Fischer

The Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA) staff, Board of Directors, and the Northern Colorado water community as a whole is mourning the loss of William “Bill” Fischer, who passed on May…

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May 12, 2019 in News

4 Fun Mother’s Day Adventures in the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area

Take your mom on a Mother’s Day adventure she will never forget! (Photo by  Gabriele Woolever)   Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful mommas out there! It’s a wonderful…

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May 2, 2019 in News

Poudre Heritage Alliance Collaborates to Improve Poudre River Ecosystem Health

A new fish ladder (left side) on the Poudre River at the Bellvue-Watson State Wildlife Area & Watson Lake will reconnect more than 2 miles of the Poudre River, improving…

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March 19, 2019 in News

Second Annual Poudre Pour Receives Fort Fund Grant

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The second annual Poudre Pour has been awarded a $4,000 Fort Fund (City of Fort Collins) grant to support the event in 2019. The Poudre Heritage…

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February 21, 2019 in News

Poudre Pour 2019: Celebrating the Bounty that Flows from the Poudre River

FORT COLLINS (February 21, 2019) – What do farm-to-table foods; craft ales, sours and stouts; and Northern Colorado’s water heritage have in common? The Poudre River! The Poudre Heritage Alliance,…

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February 21, 2019 in News

Tonko, McKinley Introduce Bill to Strengthen National Heritage Areas System

Bipartisan legislation backed by 60+ members establishes process for designating, evaluating and maintaining National Heritage Areas across the U.S. Regional note: All three National Heritage Areas in Colorado, including the…

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December 20, 2018 in News

Poudre Pub Talk™ Series for 2019 Announced

EXPERTS DISCUSS WATER ISSUES AT LOCAL CRAFT BREWERIES FORT COLLINS (December 21, 2018) – What do craft brewers and the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area have in common?…

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December 12, 2018 in News

Play It Safe on the Poudre Initiative Receives $10,000 donation from Blue Federal Credit Union

FORT COLLINS (December 11, 2018) – During a special event at Blue Federal Credit Union’s (Blue) downtown Fort Collins Branch, the Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA) and Larimer County Dive Rescue…

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October 11, 2018 in News

Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area Receives Field Trip Grant From National Park Foundation

Fort Collins, CO (October 11, 2018) – The Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area (CALA) and the nonprofit managing entity—the Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA)—will receive a $5,000 field trip grant…

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September 8, 2018 in News

Colorado Heritage Journey: The Trail Life

“Trail life” can mean a lot of different things. For Kelsey, Aska, and I during our 400+ mile thru-hike of the Colorado Trail, here is what a typical day looked…

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August 31, 2018 in News

Colorado Heritage Journey: Riding the Railroads

Backpacking in an efficient and relatively comfortable manner requires a considerable amount of “technology”. Basic gear includes a sleeping bag, sleeping pad, rain cover, tent, water filter system, trekking poles,…

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August 26, 2018 in News

Colorado Heritage Journey: Places, People, and Names

I like maps a lot. I have been fascinated by them for as long as I can remember. When I see a map of pretty much anything (especially if it…

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August 20, 2018 in News

Colorado Heritage Journey: Mining for Colorado’s History

Hiking the Colorado Trail is the hardest thing I have ever done. The combination of physical and mental challenges is a unique cocktail of adventure beyond my normal trail races…

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August 12, 2018 in News

Colorado Heritage Journey: Our Wilderness’ Legacy

Some people enter the wilderness looking for solitude. Some desire an escape from modern civilization and technology. Why do I enjoy hiking along the Colorado Trail, which goes through several…

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