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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today a new initiative to increase public safety around low head dams which have caused a number of accidents and fatalities on Colorado rivers in recent years.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (Board) wrapped up its orientation meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020. After a round of introductions the board heard welcoming remarks from Governor Polis, discussed board procedures and policies, and received a briefing from the U.S. Board of
Department of Natural Resources Announces Orientation Meeting of Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is holding the first orientation meeting of the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (Board). The Board was established by Governor Jared Polis to evaluate proposals concerning name changes, new names, and name controversies of geographic features
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
The Department of Natural Resources released the names of a 18-member Anti-Speculation Law Work Group (Work Group) whose objective is to explore ways to strengthen current Colorado water anti-speculation law. The Work Group arose out of passage of Senate Bill 20-048 sponsored by Senators Donovan and