Posted inBusiness, News, Outdoors

A few questions for Conor Hall, the new director of Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office

Conor Hall took the reins of Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office a little more than three weeks ago, just as the office began handling a flood of federal grant money and addressed the departure of Denver’s Outdoor Retailer trade shows. “If feels like it’s been dog years,” said the 32-year-old who replaced Nathan Fey, who […]

Posted inElection 2020, Environment, News, Outdoors

Colorado voters typically reject tax hikes. There’s an exception when it comes to funding parks and trails.

Last year was a banner year for voters across the country approving taxes that protected open spaces, parks and public land. There were 51 conservation funding measures on ballots last year and voters approved 50 of them, creating a flow of more than $3.7 billion for the climate, open space and parks for the next […]