Federal and State Conservation Programs in Western Slope Region

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There are 168 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
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Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Anna Schmidt
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Dr. Susan Pasko - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Colorado Ecological Service Field Office - USFWS
Susan Linner - Colorado Field Supervisor - Denver, CO
Colorado Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office
Gregory Gerlich - FAC Assistant Regional Director - Denver, CO
David McGillivary
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program - Chief - Lakewood, CO
Eddie Bennett
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fish Passage Program - Mountain-Prairie Region
Scott Roth - Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Yvette Converse - GNLCC Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Jacqueline Trout
WSFR - Lands Branch - Team Leader, Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Judson Spicer
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mike Cotter
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fishery Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Otto Jose
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Team Leader, Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Colorado
Bill Noonan - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lakewood, CO
Plains & Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Rick Nelson - LCC CoordinatorND
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Kevin Johnson, SRLCC Coordinator - Fish Wildlife Service - Lakewood, CO
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- Arlington , VA
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
EPA Programs
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices-NPDES
Deborah G. Nagle - Division Director - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Federal Incentives
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Sustainable Ranges Initiative
John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) - US Department of Defense
Grant Programs
Acorn Foundation
- Oakland, CA
Acres for America
Thomas E. Kelsch - Vice President, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund - Washington, DC
BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grants
Alanna Keating - Alexandria, VA
Bring Back the Natives
Kirstin Neff, Ph.D. - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Portland, OR
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Colorado Tree Coalition
Mike McGill - Broomfield, CO
Common Counsel Foundation
Laura Livoti - CEO - Oakland, CA
Conservation Colorado
Beka WilsonCO
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
Conservation Partners Program
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation Office of Program & Policy Services - Denver, CO
Environmental Solutions for Communities
Carrie Clingan - Manager, Community-Based Conservation Programs - Washington, DC
FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
FishAmerica Foundation Conservation Grants
Ruth Jackson - Grants Manager - Alexandria, VA
Forestry on Indian Lands
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs - Washington, DC
Gates Family Foundation
Thomas A. Gougeon - President - Denver, CO
Great Outdoors Colorado
- Denver, CO
Keystone Initiatives
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Maki Foundation
Patricia Humphry - Aspen, CO
Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA)
Yasuyuki Sugiura - President - New York, NY
National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Brise Tencer - Executive Director - Santa Cruz, CA
Pulling Together Initiative
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. - Washington, DC
The Conservation Alliance
John Sterling - Executive Director - Bend, OR
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Chris Mittelstaedt - Founder and Project DirectorCA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Summerlee Foundation
Lynne Starnes - Director of Administration - Dallas, TX
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
WaterSMART Grants
Josh German - U.S. Department of the Interior - Denver, CO
West Region Wildfire Council
Lilia C. Falk - Director - Montrose, CO
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Western SARE
Teryl R. Roper - Regional Coordinator - Logan, UT
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
- Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
USDA - FSA Programs
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
CP33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
Kristine Evans, Program Coordinator - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Mississippi State University - Mississippi State, MS
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Conservation Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Forest Restoration Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Ownership Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Grassland Reserve Program- REPEALED
USDA Farm Service Agency
Guaranteed Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Patti Finke
Farm Service Agency State Outreach Coordinator - Colorado - Denver, CO
Source Water Protection Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Tree Assistance Program (TAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Leland Swenson - State Executive Director - Denver, CO
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
USDA - NRCS Programs
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)- REPEALED
Mark Parson - Program Contact
Colorado Conservation Stewardship Program
Eugene Backhaus - State Resource Conservationist - Denver, CO
Colorado Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Sarah Brooks - FA Program Manager - Denver, CO
Colorado Grassland Reserve Program
- Denver, CO
Colorado Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP)
Dawn Jackson - NRCS Colorado Assistant State Conservationist - Denver, CO
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
Stacy Swartwood - National CIG Program Analyst - Washington, DC
Conservation of Private Grazing Land (CPGL)
Conservation Security Program
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
NRCS
Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)- REPEALED
Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP)
Fred Reaves - National Emergency Watershed Protection Program Manager
Emergency Watershed Protection Program- Floodplain Easement
Jason Weller, Chief - USDA-NRCS - Washington, DC
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
NRCS
EQIP Organic Initiative
Lindsay Haines - EQIP Specialist for Organic
Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)- REPEALED
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) REPEALED
Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
USDA NRCS
James E. 'Bud' Smith Plant Materials Center
Brandon Carr - PMC Manager - Knox City, TX
Los Lunas Plant Materials Center
Bernadette Cooney - PMC Manager - Los Lunas, NM
Manhattan Plant Materials Center
Fred Cummings - PMC Manager - Manhattan, KS
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - Fort Worth, TX
National Water Quality Initiative
USDA NRCS
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
David Kidwell-Slak - PMC Manager - Beltsville, MD
Ogallala Aquifer Initiative
Barry Frantz - Coordinator - Washington, DC
Platte River Ag Services, Inc.
Ron Zurlinden, P.E. - Owner - Golden, CO
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Louis Aspey, Chief of Staff - Regional Conservationist - Washington, DC
Small scale solutions for your farm
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
The Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative
USDA-NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
USDA-NRCS Colorado
Clint Evans - State Conservationist (STC) - Denver, CO
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program
USDA NRCS
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)- REPEALED
Garry Lee - Acting Director, Easement Programs Division - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Washington, DC
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Conservation Reserve Program Longleaf Pine Initiative
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development
Farmers Market Promotion Program
Douglas Keeler, Director - Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
Food Linc
Jim Barham - USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
New Farmers
USDA
Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Rita Meade - OCCSP Coordinator - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
Lori Washington - USDA Rural Development Loan Specialist
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Business and Cooperative Programs - National Office, USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
- Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development
Western SARE
Teryl R. Roper - Regional Coordinator - Logan, UT

 State and Local Programs

   
Show State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals (38)
There are 38 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land and Historic Resource Tax Credit
Steve Seidel - Delaware Division of Revenue - Wilmington, DE
Habitat Management Programs
Forest Agricultural Classification Program
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project
Kathryn Mutz - Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment - Boulder, CO
State Funding / Technical Resources
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Colorado Building Farmers
Project Director - Dawn Thilmany - Longmont, CO
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Don Brown - Commissioner - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Environmental Pesticide Education Program
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Legacy Program
Joseph A. Duda - Dupty State Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Products Program
Kristina Hughes - Program Administrator - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Matt Lepore - Director - Denver, CO
Colorado State Forest Service Durango Field Office
Kent Grant - District Forester - Durango, CO
Colorado State Forest Service Montrose Field Office
- Montrose, CO
Colorado Tree Farm Program
- Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wetlands for Wildlife Program
Brian Sullivan - Wetlands Program Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program
Amanda Nims - Denver, CO
Colorado Wood Utilization and Marketing Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Services Division - Colorado Department of Agriculture
Cindy Lair - State Conservation Program Manager - Broomfield, CO
Cooperative Habitat Improvement Program (CHIP)
Colorado Division of Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
Forest Agricultural Classification Program
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
Game Damage Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Grand Junction Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kamie Long - Supervisory Forester - Grand Junction, CO
Habitat Partnership Program
Pat Tucker - Colorado Parks & Wildlife, State Coordinator - Grand Junction, CO
Hunter Education Shooting Range Small Grant Program
Todd Schmidt, Hunter Education Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat Improvement Program (LPCHIP)
Colorado Parks and WildlifeCO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Boise, ID
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
Jane Bral - Fund Supervisor - Division of Oil and Public Safety - Denver, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Recovery & Conservation Plans
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
Tammy VerCauteren
Executive Director, Administration - Prairie Partners Program - Fort Collins, CO
The Conservation Plan for Grassland Species
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Walk-in Access Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Wetland Wildlife Conservation Program
Brian Sullivan, Wetlands Program Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
 

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Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack
4/25/2019 12:56:08 AM
Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

Colorado has new, stronger oil and gas regulations. Now what?
4/24/2019 8:00:37 AM
State health officials will write new rules to regulate oil and gas emissions "from cradle to grave" under a law revamping how the oil and gas industry is regulated in Colorado.

People living in this part of Colorado are most at risk of climate change’s adverse health effects, study says
4/23/2019 6:52:20 PM
Individuals living in southeastern Colorado are more vulnerable to potential health effects from climate change than residents in other parts of the state, in part, because of the region’s susceptibility to heat and drought, according to a new index from the Colorado Health Institute.

EPA, Colorado reach $3.6M settlement with oil and gas company over alleged failure to control toxic emissions from storage tanks
4/21/2019 10:10:43 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state health officials have reached a $3.6 million settlement with an oil and gas company that regulators allege has failed to minimize toxic emissions from storage tanks at its operations along Colorado's Front Range.

Colorado’s unannounced air-pollution inspections at oil and gas sites are showing results — yet emissions are up as production increases
4/21/2019 8:00:27 AM
State health inspectors equipped with infrared cameras dropped in unannounced on about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping methane and volatile organic gas at 13 percent of those sites -- half the frequency of leaks they detected five years ago.

Interstate 25 expansion south of Denver shows need for wildlife tunnels as officials track carnage
4/17/2019 8:00:06 AM
Bears, deer, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals are dying, picked off at the rate of at least one a day by vehicles, as Colorado contractors widen Interstate 25 south of Denver to six lanes through wetlands and other wildlife habitat.

Colorado residents challenge U.S. Forest Service logging project near Basalt
4/16/2019 4:51:47 PM
A group of residents are looking to stop a U.S. Forest Service logging project in west-central Colorado, claiming it would damage the environment and tourism.

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Federal Programs News Items
Crow announces mobile office hours for spring - The Villager
4/17/2019 8:35:00 AM
Crow announces mobile office hours for spring    The Villager In a first-of-its-kind program for the district, congressional staff will travel across Colorado's 6th district to meet with constituents and assist with federal services.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tortured flips on border, health care - Sentinel Colorado
4/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tortured flips on border, health care    Sentinel Colorado WASHINGTON | President Donald Trump beat a retreat on two fronts this past week, the border and health care, and offered tortured explanations both times.

Trump drops border shutdown threat and proposes auto tariffs - Sentinel Colorado
4/5/2019 4:17:00 AM
Trump drops border shutdown threat and proposes auto tariffs    Sentinel Colorado WASHINGTON | Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to ...

Academy School District 20 picks veteran Virginia educator as next superintendent - Colorado Springs Gazette
4/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Academy School District 20 picks veteran Virginia educator as next superintendent    Colorado Springs Gazette A veteran educator from Virginia has been selected as the next superintendent of Academy School District 20, the region's second largest, the Board of ...

Polis unveils roadmap for saving money on health care - The Denver Channel
4/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Polis unveils roadmap for saving money on health care    The Denver Channel Colorado's governor, lieutenant governor and a host of lawmakers and health care stakeholders on Thursday detailed the roadmap they plan to follow in order to ...

EDITORIAL: Whiskey is for Drinking, Water is for Fighting; Part Three – Pagosa Daily Post News Events & Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado - Pagosa Daily Post
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
EDITORIAL: Whiskey is for Drinking, Water is for Fighting; Part Three – Pagosa Daily Post News Events & Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado    Pagosa Daily Post Read Part One. “Some years, all of what you made came from the government,” Wuertz said. “Your bank would finance your farming operation… because they ...

What can Fort Collins City Council do to make housing more affordable? Candidates weigh in - The Coloradoan
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
What can Fort Collins City Council do to make housing more affordable? Candidates weigh in    The Coloradoan As Fort Collins home prices continue to climb toward Longs Peak levels, the squeeze on attainable and affordable housing feels tighter every day. But a *fresh* ...

COLUMN: Initiative 300 is a solution that's worse than the problem - Colorado Springs Gazette
3/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
COLUMN: Initiative 300 is a solution that's worse than the problem    Colorado Springs Gazette An activist group called Denver Homeless Out Loud managed to gather 9000 petition signatures to get Initiative 300 on Denver's ballot in May. If voters approve ...

Rosen: Denver Initiative 300 a solution worse than the problem - Complete Colorado
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rosen: Denver Initiative 300 a solution worse than the problem    Complete Colorado An activist group called Denver Homeless Out Loud managed to gather 9,000 petition signatures to get Initiative 300 on Denver's ballot in May. If voters approve ...

City earns historic preservation designation, $25K grant | Local News Stories - Montrose Daily Press
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
City earns historic preservation designation, $25K grant | Local News Stories    Montrose Daily Press The City of Montrose was designated a certified local government, or CLG, by History Colorado for its ongoing historic preservation efforts within the city and was ...

Colorado joins states suing over federal abortion rule - Colorado Springs Gazette
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado joins states suing over federal abortion rule    Colorado Springs Gazette Colorado and 19 other Democratic-led states announced challenges Monday to the Trump administration's new obstacles for women seeking abortions, ...

Polis: Colorado to join other states in fighting Trump declaration - Pueblo Chieftain
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Polis: Colorado to join other states in fighting Trump declaration    Pueblo Chieftain Colorado will join at least 12 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the border with Mexico, Gov.

Larimer County feels squeeze from shutdown, logs second-most unemployment claims in Colorado - The Coloradoan
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Larimer County feels squeeze from shutdown, logs second-most unemployment claims in Colorado    The Coloradoan Larimer County didn't escape the drama — or real-world consequences — of the federal government shutdown battle in Washington, D.C.: Deferred holidays to ...

The Spot: Here’s what it would cost Colorado to keep SNAP and other federal programs going, and about Polis’ tweets - The Denver Post
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Spot: Here’s what it would cost Colorado to keep SNAP and other federal programs going, and about Polis’ tweets    The Denver Post In The Denver Post's political newsletter, The Spot, we look at what it will cost Colorado to keep federal programs going, Jared Polis' Twitter habits and union ...

Amid shutdown, Colorado seeks answers for federal food assistance recipients - The Denver Post
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Amid shutdown, Colorado seeks answers for federal food assistance recipients    The Denver Post Colorado theoretically could pay SNAP recipients out of its general fund in March, but it isn't clear the federal government would repay that debt when it reopens.

Colorado opportunity zones: A 'once-in-a-generation' chance for both investors and cities - Denver Business Journal
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado opportunity zones: A 'once-in-a-generation' chance for both investors and cities    Denver Business Journal Colorado leaders across the political spectrum believe the program could be a game-changer for the state's disadvantaged communities, both urban and rural.

Colorado agriculture feels strain of federal shutdown - The Durango Herald
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado agriculture feels strain of federal shutdown    The Durango Herald Colorado farmers and agricultural researchers are facing unavailable resources and tighter budgets as the federal government nears its fourth week of a partial ...

Colorado Democrat seeking to unravel the mystery of hospital costs - The Denver Post
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Democrat seeking to unravel the mystery of hospital costs    The Denver Post Colorado sends about $2.9 billion annually in state and federal dollars to hospitals across the state, but the agency that regulates the hospitals doesn't really ...

The first Colorado Senate bill of the session focuses on opioids - 9News.com KUSA
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
The first Colorado Senate bill of the session focuses on opioids    9News.com KUSA The first bill introduced by the Colorado Senate each session tends to signal what the Senate majority thinks is a major issue facing our state. This year, that bill ...

State Audit Finds More Problems with System to Help Vulnerable Adults - Rocky Mountain PBS
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
State Audit Finds More Problems with System to Help Vulnerable Adults    Rocky Mountain PBS Colorado failed adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities thousands of times in fiscal year 2017, according to a new state audit.

In the Nick of Time, Arizona Drought Talks Take Tentative Step Forward - Phoenix New Times
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
In the Nick of Time, Arizona Drought Talks Take Tentative Step Forward    Phoenix New Times Arizona water users cautiously supported a plan Thursday that laid out how they would share cuts to the state's supply of Colorado River water under a ...

Longmont might join climate action coalition - Boulder Daily Camera
11/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Longmont might join climate action coalition    Boulder Daily Camera Longmont City Council on Tuesday night is set to consider joining a Colorado coalition of local governments that advocate adoption of state and federal policies ...

Jared Polis becomes first out gay person to win election as governor - Washington Blade
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Jared Polis becomes first out gay person to win election as governor    Washington Blade The LGBT community achieved a major first in Colorado, where Jared Polis became the first openly gay person to win election as governor in the United States.

“When does it end?”: Colorado transgender community reeling from Trump administration attempt to redefine “sex” in federal law - The Denver Post
10/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
“When does it end?”: Colorado transgender community reeling from Trump administration attempt to redefine “sex” in federal law    The Denver Post A report that the Trump administration may redefine the word "sex" in federal programs sent a ripple of fear through Denver and Boulder LGBTQ communities as ...

Legal definitions should reflect facts not an alternate reality - The Denver Post
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Legal definitions should reflect facts not an alternate reality    The Denver Post The Trump administration is right to define male and female according to scientific standards. The Colorado Legislature should follow suit next session.

Hickenlooper ethics complaint, firefighters circulate petitions, County budget to be approved, and more news for the record - Colorado Springs Independent
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hickenlooper ethics complaint, firefighters circulate petitions, County budget to be approved, and more news for the record    Colorado Springs Independent A complaint filed Oct. 12 by a nonprofit run by former House Speaker Frank McNulty, a Republican, accused Gov. John Hickenlooper of traveling the world on ...

Colorado Senate District 3 candidate Q&A - The Denver Post
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Senate District 3 candidate Q&A    The Denver Post The Colorado Senate District 3 race features Democrat Leroy M. Garcia and Libertarian John Pickerill.

Adams 14 superintendent asks board to deny KIPP application, rejecting advice from his staff - Chalkbeat Colorado
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Adams 14 superintendent asks board to deny KIPP application, rejecting advice from his staff    Chalkbeat Colorado The superintendent of the struggling Adams 14 district asked his board Tuesday to deny the new school application from the high-performing KIPP charter ...

Progress in fighting poverty in America has slowed despite recent economic recovery - The Coloradoan
10/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Progress in fighting poverty in America has slowed despite recent economic recovery    The Coloradoan 24/7 Wall Street analyzed data from government and private sources, interviewed experts and studied the latest research examining the poverty problem.

Disabled Coloradans to Benefit from Rule Change – Pagosa Daily Post News Events & Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado - Pagosa Daily Post
9/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Disabled Coloradans to Benefit from Rule Change – Pagosa Daily Post News Events & Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado    Pagosa Daily Post This week, the State Board of Human Services unanimously approved a rule that will make Colorado's Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND) program more ...

An initiative that helps teachers buy a home is expanding to 15 Colorado districts - The Colorado Independent
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
An initiative that helps teachers buy a home is expanding to 15 Colorado districts    The Colorado Independent Carissa Travis is an early bird. She's usually at school by 6 a.m., two hours before her second-graders arrive, because she does her best work when the ...

Five years after flood, recovery nears $500M - Boulder Daily Camera
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Five years after flood, recovery nears $500M    Boulder Daily Camera For the individuals and business owners throughout Colorado whose livelihoods were threatened by the 1000-year rain over eight days in September 2013, ...

Hemp can be lucrative, but there are drawbacks - Brush News-Tribune
8/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hemp can be lucrative, but there are drawbacks    Brush News-Tribune The market for industrial hemp in Colorado is pretty much wide open, but there are some drawbacks to the crop.

Adams 14 is restructuring leadership team after yearlong exodus of top staff - Chalkbeat Colorado
7/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Adams 14 is restructuring leadership team after yearlong exodus of top staff    Chalkbeat Colorado A stream of top-level departures in Adams 14 has left teachers uncertain about the school district's direction and has some blaming a culture lacking respect and ...

New tax shelter expected to set off a wave of investment in Colorado - The Denver Post
7/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
New tax shelter expected to set off a wave of investment in Colorado    The Denver Post Colorado is jostling to get in front of investors under a new federal program that wants to unlock some of the $6.1 trillion in unrealized capital gains and funnel ...

Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model. - InsideClimate News
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model.    InsideClimate News Low-income households in Colorado are getting a new question during visits from energy assistance agencies: Have you considered solar panels?

Removing Hemp From Controlled Substances List Is Overdue, Farmer Says - NPR
6/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Removing Hemp From Controlled Substances List Is Overdue, Farmer Says    NPR The Senate version of the farm bill would legalize industrial hemp and take it out of DEA classification. A Colorado farmer sees it as a savior crop when it comes ...

Former Rocky Flats workers reunite after federal court motion filed to stop wildlife refuge opening - The Denver Channel
6/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Former Rocky Flats workers reunite after federal court motion filed to stop wildlife refuge opening    The Denver Channel Workers at a former Colorado nuclear weapons plant reunited in Denver Saturday. Part of the event this weekend included educating workers about federal ...

Most Colorado foster kids change schools at least once a year, and performance falls with each move - The Denver Post
5/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Most Colorado foster kids change schools at least once a year, and performance falls with each move    The Denver Post Of the 6500 children in Colorado's foster system last year, 55 percent changed schools at least once during the school year.

Farmers and Ranchers Welcome Perdue to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska - Agriculture.com
5/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farmers and Ranchers Welcome Perdue to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska    Agriculture.com They're patriots, Mr. President, but they need your help,” Perdue said of farmers and ranchers he'd met after completing his fourth Back to Our Roots tour last ...

Feds approve Colorado's education plan after multiple revisions, but critics see more work to do - Chalkbeat Colorado
5/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Feds approve Colorado's education plan after multiple revisions, but critics see more work to do    Chalkbeat Colorado Colorado wanted to use its state accountability system to meet federal requirements, but ultimately the two were not entirely compatible.

This Week's ESSA News: California and Florida Revise Plans (Finally), Experts Give Equity Advice, Colorado Looks Out for Foster Kids - The 74
4/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
This Week's ESSA News: California and Florida Revise Plans (Finally), Experts Give Equity Advice, Colorado Looks Out for Foster Kids    The 74 Correction appended May 1 This update on the Every Student Succeeds Act and the education plans now being refined by state legislatures is produced in ...

Feds to Colorado: You must count students who opt out of standardized tests - Chalkbeat Colorado
8/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Feds to Colorado: You must count students who opt out of standardized tests    Chalkbeat Colorado The U.S. Department of Education told state officials that the policy is not acceptable. Colorado faces losing millions in federal funding if it doesn't change ...

State and Local Programs News Items
Republicans Need to Wake Up on Paid Leave - National Review
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Republicans Need to Wake Up on Paid Leave    National Review The state of Colorado is currently considering the FAMLI Act, a proposal to create a new state-level paid-leave entitlement program. In previous years, this ...

Colorado finalizes five-year statewide outdoor recreation, conservation plan - Aspen Times
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado finalizes five-year statewide outdoor recreation, conservation plan    Aspen Times Colorado's unique relationship between outdoor recreation and natural resource conservation have been fused into a new guiding approach for the state, ...

Terror watch uses local eyes - Denver Post
6/28/2008 3:00:00 AM
Terror watch uses local eyes    Denver Post Hundreds of police, firefighters, paramedics and even utility workers have been trained and recently dispatched as “Terrorism Liaison Officers” in Colorado and ...