Bennet Applauds Selection of Colorado Areas for Priority Trail Maintenance

Established by Bennet-led legislation, Forest Service designates Colorado Fourteeners and Continental Divide Trail as High Priority Areas

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the U.S Forest Service's selection of two high priority areas for trail maintenance in Colorado: the Colorado Fourteeners and Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce ANTIQUITIES Act to Protect National Monuments from Trump Administration’s Attempts to Roll Back Protections

Bill reinforces that only Congress can alter national monuments; directs new resources to enhance existing monuments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with 17 Democratic senators, today introduced legislation to enhance protections for national monuments against the Trump administration's unprecedented attacks on public lands.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues, Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Boozman (R-AR), Joni Ernst, (R-IA), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), in cosponsoring the bipartisan Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act to improve access to voluntary farm conservation programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Bennet, Gardner Tour USDA Limited Irrigation Research Farm

Water-Saving Agricultural Research Critical for Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) today toured the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture Research Service (ARS) Limited Irrigation Research Farm (LIRF). During the tour, the Senators visited a series of plots used to experiment with different irrigation methods and participated in a demonstration of how drones are used to evaluate crop health.