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Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

Concerning support for species conservation trust fund projects, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2022 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The act appropriates $6 million from the species conservation trust fund for programs submitted by the executive director of the department of natural resources that are designed to conserve native species that state or federal law list as threatened or endangered or that are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service, allocated as follows:

  • $770,000 for native terrestrial wildlife conservation;
  • $2,230,000 for native aquatic wildlife conservation;
  • $1,900,000 for a Platte river recovery implementation program;
  • $800,000 for an upper Colorado river endangered fish recovery program and San Juan river basin recovery implementation program;
  • $250,000 for a 15-mile reach of Ruedi reservoir releases; and
  • $50,000 for selenium management, research, monitoring, evaluation, and control.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/01/2022 Signed Act PDF
    05/06/2022 Final Act PDF
    04/29/2022 Rerevised PDF
    04/26/2022 Revised PDF
    04/06/2022 Reengrossed PDF
    04/05/2022 Engrossed PDF
    03/17/2022 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details