From The Durango Herald (Dale Rodebaugh):
Ann Christensen and Katie Nelson from Durango-based DHM Design said the process has come a long way since the Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District decided to lead the charge two years ago in the absence of Colorado State Parks sponsorship. After a couple of public airings in April, two parallel processes can begin, Christensen and Nelson said. The sponsors can use the recreation plan to look for someone to oversee recreation and to look for financing.
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