Some irrigation canal stakeholders upset with a proposed urban-trails master plan

Outlet: Grand Junction Free Press

August 8, 2013

Real estate investor Dick Pennington doesn’t like the idea of turning canal roads into urban trails. Pennington, who grows pasture at one of his properties near 24 and H roads, said he is afraid people would mess with irrigation canal headgates and that public use would scare off wildlife. “I think it’s terrible,” Pennington, 78, said.