Getting Green Laws

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:30-9:30pm
Legislative Reports

Denver Audubon and Audubon Rockies hosted a meet and greet with legislators, report on current bills, and guidance about how to speak with your legislators.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10am-1pm
Legislation Boot Camp

We met at the Capitol for in-stream flow legislation expansion and a visit to the Senate floor to speak with legislators.


Legislative Resources

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

2018 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

Environmental Organizations:
Rocky Mountain Chapter- Sierra Club
Sierra Club (national)
AudDenver Audubon
National Audubon Society
Audubon Rockies
Clean Water Action
Conservation Colorado (formerly CEC)
Colorado Wildlife Federation
Earth Justice Legal Foundation
Environmental Defense Fund
Environment Colorado
Great Outdoors Colorado
Rocky Mountain Climate Organization
Rocky Mountain Wild
Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project
Western Resource Advocates
Wilderness Society

Information/News Sites
Colorado State Home Page
Governor’s Energy Office
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The Denver Post Legislature News
High Country News
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Federal Agencies
US Forest Service –Rocky Mtn. Region
National Park Service
US Bureau of Land Management
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Geological Survey

To Track Bills
Colorado General Assembly
Sierra Club bill tracker
To Find Your State/Federal representative

To see who funds your Members of Congress