In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) main office building at 1313 Sherman will remain closed to the public until further notice. The DNR and its divisions are open for business through phone, online transactions and email to serve the people of Colorado. All State Parks including most visitor centers remain open and most transactions for fees, passes, licenses can be done on-line via the Buy and Apply link at https://www.cpwshop.com/home.page.
Most regional DNR offices are open with limited staff, it is recommended that you call ahead before making a trip. You can find division offices locations and contact information by selecting the Division Link on the main Department of Natural Resources webpage.
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Colorado Division of Water Resources Seeks Public Input on Designating Yampa River as “Over-appropriated”
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
The Colorado Division of Water Resources announced the commencement of a public comment process today on a proposed plan to designate the main stem of the Yampa River in Northwest Colorado as “over-appropriated.” An over-appropriated stream system is one in which at some or all times of the year
Friday, March 12, 2021
Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Dan Gibbs, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources announced today the establishment of a Water Equity Task Force to better understand existing equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) challenges invovling Colorado water issues and inform the
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) announced today that the Colorado Senate has confirmed the first full-time professional Commissioners appointed by Gov. Jared Polis as part of the implementation of SB 19-181. “Coloradans are better off because of the work of this Commission
Thursday, February 11, 2021
On February 10, 2021, at its monthly, public meeting, the Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners (Board) voted to offer the 86,211-acre Chico Basin Ranch (Ranch) for a 10-year agriculture grazing lease to one operator via a public competitive bid process in 2023. The Colorado State Land Board