Getting Green Laws Resource Page

Environmental Topics in the Colorado Legislature
February 24, 2018

Audubon of Greater Denver and the Sierra Club Denver Metro Network team up for another great session on “Getting Green Laws” on February 24, 2018 as the legislative session begins.


Legislative Resources

2018 Getting Green Laws Agenda
Lobbying Tips
2018 Audubon Legislative Report
2018 Sierra Legislative Report


Presentations

What are Aquatic Nuisance Species and why do we worry about them? Robert Walters, CPW
Past, Present and Future of our Public Lands Dr. Mark Squillace, University of CO Law School
State initiatives in the face of federal inaction on Climate Change Mike Silverstein, CO Dept. of Public Health and Environment


Other Conservation Actions and Handouts

Chatfield Reallocation Press Release Denver Audubon 1-8-2018
Keep Cats Indoors and Policy on Free Roaming Cats
Spring Tree Trimming – Protect Nesting Birds


Relevant Websites for Conservation Actions in Colorado

Colorado General Assembly http://leg.colorado.gov

Environmental Organizations:
Rocky Mountain Chapter- Sierra Club www.rmc.sierraclub.org
Sierra Club (national) www.sierraclub.org
Audubon Society of Greater Denver www.denveraudubon.org
National Audubon Society www.audubon.org
Audubon Rockies http://rockies.audubon.org/
Clean Water Action www.cleanwateraction.org
Conservation Colorado (formerly CEC) www.conservationco.org
Colorado Wildlife Federation www.coloradowildlife.org
Earth Justice Legal Foundation www.earthjustice.org
Environmental Defense Fund www.edf.org
Environment Colorado www.environmentcolorado.org
Great Outdoors Colorado www.goco.org
Rocky Mountain Climate Organization www.rockymountainclimate.org
Rocky Mountain Wild www.rockymountainwild.org
Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project https://restoretherockies.wordpress.com/
Western Resource Advocates www.westernresourceadvocates.org
Wilderness Society www.wilderness.org

Information/News Sites
Colorado State Home Page www.state.co.us
Governor’s Energy Office www.colorado.gov/energy
Colorado Parks and Wildlife http://cpw.state.co.us/
The Denver Post Legislature News https://www.denverpost.com/politics/colorado-legislature/
High Country News www.hcn.org
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change www.ipcc.ch/

Federal Agencies
US Forest Service –Rocky Mtn. Region www.fs.fed.us/r2
National Park Service www.nps.gov
US Bureau of Land Management www.blm.gov
US Fish and Wildlife Service www.fws.gov
US EPA www.epa.gov
US Geological Survey  https://www.usgs.gov/

To Track Bills
Colorado General Assembly http://leg.colorado.gov
Sierra Club bill tracker https://www.sierraclub.org/rocky-mountain-chapter/state-legislative-tracker
To Find Your State/Federal representative http://leg.colorado.gov

To see who funds your Members of Congress www.opensecrets.org/politicians