Protecting the Continental Divide

Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado

As the outdoor recreation world rallied in Denver, two of Colorado’s leaders in Washington offered a plan to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Eagle and Summit counties. Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Jared Polis’ Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act was pretty much guaranteed a warm embrace at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show in Denver. The Outdoor Retailer trade show bailed from its longtime home in Utah when state leaders there urged the downsizing of national monuments, which the Trump Administration supported with a plan to shave almost two million acres from the [...]

Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado 2018-04-27T19:59:42+00:00