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Annual Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

Concerning an appropriation for species conservation trust fund projects.
2024 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

For state fiscal year 2024-25, the bill appropriates $5,000,000 from the species conservation trust fund in the state treasury for various wildlife conservation programs directed at conserving candidate species or species that are likely to become candidate species, as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service. The executive director of the Colorado department of natural resources, after consulting with the Colorado water conservation board and its director, the parks and wildlife commission, and the director of the division of parks and wildlife, has submitted an eligibility list to the general assembly that describes programs and associated costs that are eligible to receive funding from the species conservation trust fund, as follows:

  • $1,800,000 for the upper Colorado river endangered fish recovery program;
  • $650,000 for selenium management, research, monitoring, evaluation, and control;
  • $50,000 for 3 species recovery efforts;
  • $1,700,000 for native terrestrial wildlife conservation; and
  • $800,000 for native aquatic wildlife conservation.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/17/2024 Signed Act PDF
    05/14/2024 Final Act PDF
    05/07/2024 Rerevised PDF
    05/06/2024 Revised PDF
    04/22/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    04/19/2024 Engrossed PDF
    04/04/2024 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