Hayden Mellsop Hayden Mellsop first came to the Arkansas River Valley from his native New Zealand in 1990, and spent many years working as a whitewater and fly fishing guide on rivers and streams throughout the West. A past Board President, he is committed to helping to preserve the valley's character and charm for the benefit of future generations.
Beadsong We are proud to feature Beadsong as a Common Cents for Conservation business partner. Beadsong has been in business for 20 years in Salida in the same location, carrying glass, gemstones, fresh-water pearls, bone, sterling silver and many other types of beads. Common Cents partners play a significant role in conserving the land and water around us.