Breckenridge and Summit County score 10 acres of wetlands

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From the Summit Daily News (Bob Berwyn):

The wetlands are at the base of the Monte Cristo Gulch drainage, near the turnoff to the Quandary Village subdivision south of Breckenridge. The purchase of the [10 acre] parcel complements other recent open space purchases in the area, providing a broader scale conservation of vital wetland habitat and function. Rare plants, inventoried by the Colorado Natural Heritage program, grow in the area. The Monte Cristo Gulch drainage holds the only known population of an endemic plant known as Draba weberi, with 20 to 100 individual plants growing in the valley.

More Coyote Gulch coverage here.

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