PRESS RELEASES

Denver Capitol Building

House Select Committee on Climate Responsibility Convenes to Discuss Taking Action on Climate & Creating Clean Energy Jobs

Today the House Select Committee on Climate Responsibility will hold its first of three hearings to investigate solutions to the problems that climate change poses to our Colorado way of life.
March 14, 2018/by Press Team

League of Conservation Voters Announces Colorado Delegation Scores from 2017 National Environmental Scorecard

DENVER – The League of Conservation Voters, Conservation Colorado’s national partner, today released the Colorado delegation’s scores on the 2017 National Environmental Scorecard.
February 28, 2018/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Celebrates Senate Passage of Lottery Reauthorization Bill to Fund Great Outdoors Colorado

Today Colorado Senators passed SB18-066, which extends the operation of the State Lottery Division.
February 22, 2018/by Press Team

Environmental Groups Applaud House Committee Passage of Bill to Put Public Safety Above Oil and Gas Profits

Today, the House advanced HB-1071, Regulate Oil Gas Operations Protect Public Safety.
February 1, 2018/by Press Team

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