Press Release

Colorado Geographic Naming Board Invites Public to Submit Name Recommendations for 28 Geographic Features with Derogatory Names 

The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (CGNAB) is seeking public input to consider recommendations to replace geographic features containing the term “Squaw.” While the process is part of a nationwide federal process, the CGNAB is limiting its consideration to those locations within Colorado, and invites the public to submit recommendations. .  

DNR Announces New Grant to Boost On the Ground Wildfire Mitigation Projects

The Colorado Department of Natural Resources recently announced the release and call for applications to its Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program (COSWAP) Workforce Development Grant. The Grant is designed to assist local governments, Tribes, wildfire councils, non-profit organizations, public utilities and other entities to support on the ground wildfire mitigation work by conservation corps or Department of Corrections (DOC) State Wildland Inmate Fire Teams (SWIFT), and funding to support wildfire mitigation workforce training. .  

Dept of Natural Resources Announces Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program & Special Collaboration with Dept of Corrections Wildland Inmate Fire Teams

Che Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the launch of the Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program and highlighted the special collaboration with their partners, the Department of Corrections (DOC), State Wildland Inmate Fire Team (SWIFT).

CO Division of Water Resources Announces Virtual Public Meeting on Yampa, White, and North Platte River Basins Measurement Rules Rulemaking

The Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) is announcing a virtual Measurement Rules Rulemaking stakeholder meeting to present an update of the draft Measurement Rules for Water Division 6 (North Central and Northwest Colorado for the Yampa, White, and North Platte River basins.)  and gather initial feedback and comment.  DWR conducted in-person stakeholder meetings during October 2021 in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Rangely, Meeker, Walden, and Craig, CO.

CO Division of Water Resources Announces Public Meetings on Yampa, White, and North Platte River Basins Measurement Rules Rulemaking

The Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) is announcing a series of public meetings to present information and gather input on DWR’s upcoming Measurement Rules Rulemaking in Division 6 (North Central and Northwest Colorado for the Yampa, White, and North Platte River basins.) The purpose of the rulemaking is to develop consistent, stakeholder-driven standards for the implementation of DWR’s statutory authority for requiring measuring devices for water diversion and storage and reporting of records.