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.

Resources


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 https://leg.colorado.gov Environmental Organizations: Rocky Mountain Chapter- Sierra Club www.rmc.sierraclub.org Sierra Club (national) www.sierraclub.org AudDenver Audubon www.denveraudubon.org National Audubon Society www.audubon.org Audubon Rockies https://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 https://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 https://leg.colorado.gov Sierra Club bill tracker https://www.sierraclub.org/rocky-mountain-chapter/state-legislative-tracker To Find Your State/Federal representative https://leg.colorado.gov To see who funds your Members of Congress www.opensecrets.org/politicians