As the nation grapples with the many impacts of the corona virus (COVID-19) on our health and its substantial disruptions to us personally, the economy and our society, the Administration continues to move ahead with proposed regulations that will have adverse impacts to wildlife. As the national and global economy take a deep dive, and […]
This bill is essential to help address species of greatest conservation need across the country. Colorado’s species of greatest conservation need are in the Colorado State Wildlife Action Plan. There are 55 “tier 1” species in Colorado that include Greenback, Rio Grande and Colorado River cutthroat trout, Golden eagle, Greater sage grouse, Mountain plover and Burrowing owl. We will work hard to support this bill.
Our public lands are an important resource that Coloradans – and Americans – value and enjoy for abundant wildlife and outdoor recreational opportunities. Pressure on blocks of sensitive wildlife habitat, migration corridors and wildlife populations is increasing on our public lands from numerous sources. Conservationists often have resisted unsustainable resource extraction and encourage backcountry recreation for its public health benefits and economic contribution.