The Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) has posted the revised decennial abandonment list of water rights, an important process of Colorado water law and Colorado’s system of administering our state’s water rights
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a long week of dangerous avalanche conditions will hit another highpoint in the last days of 2021 and urges people to avoid traveling on or under steep snow-covered slopes.
The Directors of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources and its Colorado Water Conservation Board, and Division of Water Resources released the following statements on the passing of Justice Greg Hobbs.
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.
Governor Polis, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the Department of Transportation (CDOT), released a report today detailing options to further protect Colorado’s wildlife habitat and wildlife corridors, and improve conditions for Colorado’s iconic big game species.
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.
Governor Jared Polis and Dan Gibbs, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources announced the appointed members of the Colorado Forest Health Council today. The Council is a volunteer stakeholder body whose role is to provide a collaborative forum to advise the Governor, through the Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources, and the Colorado General Assembly, on issues, opportunities, and threats to Colorado’s forests.
Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Executive Director Dan Gibbs announced today the promotion of Windi Padia, as Chief Operating Officer for the Department.
Conserving land for wildlife: public and private partners "bank” on northern Colorado's fragile ecosystem
Conservation Investment Management, Colorado Open Lands, and the Colorado State Land Board today announced the Table Top Conservation Bank, a new partnership to leverage private funds to help an important species in decline. The partnership will conserve and enhance over two hundred acres of habitat on Colorado state trust land for the Federally Threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse in Larimer County. This is the first-ever commercial conservation bank in Colorado that will sell credits to offset negative impacts to Preble’s meadow jumping mouse habitat across a broad area.