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Hard-right rooted group has made inroads in Colorado opposing Biden’s vision for public lands

The federal agenda for preserving 30% of public land and water by 2030 hasn’t been finalized, yet at least four Colorado counties, spurred by the daughter of the original Sagebrush Rebels, have signaled resistance.

Politics and Government

Opinion: This year brings a fresh chance to protect special lands across the West

Colorado’s U.S. senators have the power to change the conversation around conserving federal wildlands in the state.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado’s outdoor enthusiasts and the businesses that serve them have a strong advocate in Congress

Rep. Joe Neguse has lifted up the outdoor industry and helped advance the policy priorities that are key to our member companies and to the millions of individuals who spend time in the outdoors.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Son of a 10th Mountain Division ski trooper on why the CORE Act matters

This measure will sustain both healthy outdoor recreation and our outdoor economy for future generations -- and will honor Colorado's military legacy.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: This Colorado vet is counting on Hickenlooper to defend Colorado’s outdoor treasures

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In Colorado, where climate change is front and center, John Hickenlooper is favored to unseat Cory Gardner

The GOP incumbent is linked to Trump, while the moderate, pro-fracking former governor is called “Frackenlooper” by progressives.

Environment

Opinion: Let’s celebrate passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. Now we need the CORE Act.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado needs the CORE Act. It’s time for the Senate to act.

Opinion Columns

Great American Outdoors Act heads to Trump as Cory Gardner leans on measure in reelection bid

The Republican U.S. senator, who is facing an uphill election battle, has run ads touting his work on the legislation and in recent weeks toured western Colorado to celebrate the bill

Politics and Government

Opinion: Cory Gardner is at it again. Don’t fall for a fake concession.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Relocating the BLM headquarters has been an utter barn fire

Opinion Columns

Joe Neguse wants to direct billions to public lands to help Western states recover from coronavirus

The Boulder County Democrat says it’s time to “go big and be bold” with his sweeping 21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act, which provides economic relief from coronavirus shutdown while investing in overlooked forest management, wildfire mitigation and civilian corps.

Politics and Government

U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenance

After years of stalled efforts, the Great American Outdoors Act gained traction thanks to Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who won backing from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump

Politics and Government

Opinion: On Earth Day, let’s consider the health of our planet and of Colorado

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Cory Gardner introduces bill adding 40,038 acres of wilderness to Rio Grande National Forest

The Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Additions Act marks Gardner's first-ever wilderness bill for Colorado and would add more than 40,000 acres of wilderness in the San Luis Valley 

Environment

U.S. House approves largest Colorado wilderness bill in 40 years. But not everyone is happy.

Rep. Diana DeGette’s wilderness package would protect 660,000 acres of wilderness in Colorado, but its future looks bleak in the Senate and White House

Outdoors

Opinion: Our Colorado way of life is at stake, and that’s why we need Sen. Gardner to defend our lands

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Opinion: Like craft beverages and the great outdoors? Ask Cory Gardner to support the CORE Act

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Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.

The first step for the Front Range cities, which want to act on their decades-old water rights, is to drill test bores for a proposed dam that would flood a Holy Cross Wilderness access road

Environment

Opinion: The CORE Act represents every aspect of what makes this state great

Opinion Columns
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