PRESS RELEASES

Governor Sets Bold Goals for Electric Vehicles

Today Governor John Hickenlooper released Colorado’s Electric Vehicle Plan, which outlines a process to electrify the state’s transportation corridors.
January 24, 2018/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Applauds Introduction of Bill to Protect Public Lands in the White River National Forest

Today Senator Michael Bennet and Representative Jared Polis introduced the Continental Divide Wilderness and Recreation Act.
January 24, 2018/by Press Team

Coloradans Respond to Trump’s Massive Attack on National Monuments

President Trump is in Utah today where he is expected to announce the slashing of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by hundreds of thousands of acres.
December 4, 2017/by Press Team
Pete Maysmith on stage

Pete Maysmith to Move on From Conservation Colorado

Conservation Colorado’s executive director of eight years, Pete Maysmith, will be leaving his position at the end of September.
September 21, 2017/by Press Team
Colorado Rivers: A Report Card

Conservation Colorado Releases Report Card for Colorado Rivers

Conservation Colorado today unveiled its first-ever “rivers report card,” an assessment of the health and well-being of eight rivers across the state.
July 13, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Praises Governor Hickenlooper’s Commitment to Make Colorado a Climate Leader

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper today announced major steps to fight climate change, including putting the state of Colorado on track to meet the emissions reductions targets of the landmark Paris climate agreement.
July 11, 2017/by Press Team

Protégete Felicita el Compromiso del Gobernador Hickenlooper para Hacer de Colorado un Líder Climático

El gobernador de Colorado, John Hickenlooper, anunció el día de hoy importantes medidas para luchar contra el cambio climático.
July 11, 2017/by Press Team

Coloradans Stand Up to Trump for Our National Monuments

On the final day for public comments during the Trump administration’s “review” of 27 national monuments, Coloradans across the state are standing up for our public lands.
July 10, 2017/by Press Team

Outdoor Retailer Show to Move to Colorado

The Outdoor Retailer Show and its partners today announced that Denver has been chosen as the new home for the $45 million biannual gathering.
July 6, 2017/by Press Team

Gov. Hickenlooper Urged to Accept Appeals Court Decision that Puts Public Health and Safety First

Two of the state’s leading environmental advocacy groups today called upon Governor Hickenlooper to accept the court’s decision in Martinez v. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and not appeal the case.
May 15, 2017/by Press Team

Victories and Disappointments for Conservation in the 2017 Legislative Session

As the 2017 Colorado state legislative session comes to a close, Conservation Colorado celebrated seven victories but also lamented several important bills that were killed or left on the cutting room floor by the state Senate.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Expresses Elation at Rejection of Methane Rule Repeal, Deep Disappointment With Senator Cory Gardner

In a huge win for the environment and the “resistance” against the Trump agenda, the vote to move forward with repealing a rule protecting air quality from oil and gas development just failed in the U.S. Senate.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team