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CMC Conservation Updates

Breaking News from the Capitol

Yesterday, State Senator Kerry Donovan introduced a bill to recognize "Public Lands Day" in Colorado: SB 16-021.  Help us support  and celebrate the incredible public lands where we love to play!

Mapping Workshops in Telluride & Ouray

Save the dates - February 10 & 11 - for outdoor recreation mapping workshops in Southwest Colorado.  In order to advocate for human-powered recreation, BSI is partnering with Outdoor Alliance to gather mapping data and inform land managers about important recreational assets throughout Colorado.

Land & Water Conservation Fund Re-Authorized

With the passage of the omnibus federal spending packet in December, the Land and Water Conservation Fund was re-authorized for three additional years.  The 50-year-old program has expired in October and advocates worked hard to renew this important conservation funding source which supports public land aquisition and parks programs.

Rio Grande National Forest Planning - Assessment Reports

As part of the on-giong Forest Plan Revision, the Rio Grande NF is releasing resource assessments that evaluate the existing conditions of the forest, identify possible future conditions, and describe trends of the social, economic, and ecological systems within the plan area.  Topics include:  Recreation  |  Wilderness & Special Designated Areas  |  Fish, Wildlife & Rare Plants  |  And many more.  Check out the full list online...

What's happening on public lands near you?

Find out in the quarterly SOPA - Schedule of Proposed Action.  New environmental assessments, public scoping deadlines and more.  CMC reviews the Colorado reports for recreation-specific projects and you can check out an overview of USFS projects and BLM projects online.
Want to get the full report?  Download directly from the agencies:

Backcountry Film Fest this weekend!

Join CMC Conservation Director Julie Mach in Salida this Saturday January 16th for a screening of great winter films

More info and tickets...

Conservation Advisory Council Meeting Jan. 20

Want to learn more about CMC's conservation efforts?   Join us next Wednesday at 5:30 in the AMC Baker Conference Room.

Bulgaria Adventure Travel Trip to benefit BSI

High points, cultural excursions & new experiences.

Stewardship Reports

  • 3,158 Feet of New Trails
  • 63,000 Square Feet of Habitat Restored
  • 3,000 Feet of Fencing Installed
  • 110 Volunteer
  • 1,600 Service Hours

Contibute to Conservation Today!

CMC's Conservation Department relies on grants and donations from individuals like you!  Help ensure our programs remain strong with a tax deductible donation.
Contact us for more information at conservation@cmc.org

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