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Spotlights

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
    Motorboats and sailboats must have an ANS Stamp prior to launching in Colorado in 2019. Boat owners are required to purchase the ANS Stamp and operators must retain proof of purchase (electronic or printed receipt) on his or her person, the motorboat or sailboat, when operating the vessel (C.R.S. 33-10.5-104.5). ​Funding contributes to prevention and management of ANS in the state. Thank you for protecting our waters and contributing to conservation in Colorado!
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture. Division of Plant Industry.
    Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Boulder, CO, in September 2013. As a non-native insect, EAB lacks predators to keep it in check. EAB only attacks ash trees in the genus Fraxinus (so mountain ash are not susceptible). EAB is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees in the Midwest. Help protect Colorado's ash trees! Don't move firewood, and consider chemical treatments to protect high-value ash trees.
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
    On Tuesday, April 24, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the Mussel-Free Colorado Act into law in a short ceremony at the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver. The new law provides a stable funding source of $2.4 million for Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Aquatic Nuisance Species Program for 2019 and beyond.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Federal Government

DOI. Bureau of Land Management.

State and Local Government

Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Larimer County (Colorado).
Colorado Department of Agriculture. Conservation Services Division. Noxious Weed Program.
Colorado Department of Agriculture.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
La Plata County (Colorado).

Academic

Colorado State University. College of Agricultural Sciences.
Colorado State University. Colorado State Forest Service.
Colorado State University Extension.

Professional

Colorado Weed Management Association.
Colorado Lake and Reservoir Management Association.