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CO Senate Passes Bill to fund Wildlife Highway Crossings

On May 3, the Colorado Senate passed the bill to provide $5 million in funding for wildlife highway crossing projects on areas of roads that experience high rates of wildlife -motor vehicle collisions. In short, the Safe Crossings for Colorado Wildlife and Motorists bill (SB 22-151) would set up a “Colorado Wildlife Safe Passages Fund” …

Grants for First Round of Colorado Regional Partnerships Announced

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced on July 1 the Regional Partnerships that will receive grant funding for capacity building and planning in this first round of applications.  Funds available for this first round was $600,000.  Regional Partnerships that receive grants have agreed to develop a regional conservation and recreation plan that contain a vision, goals …

Grants for First Round of Colorado Regional Partnerships Announced

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced on July 1 the Regional Partnerships that will receive grant funding for capacity building and planning in this first round of applications.  Funds available for this first round was $600,000.  Regional Partnerships that receive grants have agreed to develop a regional conservation and recreation plan that contain a vision, goals …

It’s CO Backcountry Winter Safety Awareness Week

The Governor proclaimed the week of December 7-13 as Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety Awareness Week. To reduce any increased impact on Colorado’s natural resources and search and rescue teams Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado Tourism Office, Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, Colorado Avalanche Information Center and Colorado Search and Rescue Association developed a backcountry safety …

Colorado Outdoor Recreation During the Pandemic

  June 5: Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s campgrounds generally are open for groups of 10 or fewer. But before planning a reservation check to see if the county in which the site is located has requested continued closure. Here is a link to county health orders:http://counties.coloradogeodev.com/safer.html Note that at State Parks “playgrounds, picnic areas, group …

Colorado Outdoor Recreation During the Pandemic

  June 5: Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s campgrounds generally are open for groups of 10 or fewer. But before planning a reservation check to see if the county in which the site is located has requested continued closure. Here is a link to county health orders:http://counties.coloradogeodev.com/safer.html Note that at State Parks “playgrounds, picnic areas, group …