Colorado Water, Forestry, Recreation, and Conservation Leaders Call for Bennet-Backed Forestry Investments in the Build Back Better Budget

Since Introducing His Outdoor Restoration Partnership Act, Bennet Has Led Efforts in the Senate Agriculture Committee to Invest Tens of Billions in Our Forests and Watersheds

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, has led the effort to secure several broadly supported and comprehensive investments in our nation’s forests in the Build Back Better Budget.

Bennet Testifies in Support of SHRED Act at Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Will Allow National Forests to Retain Fees Generated by Ski Areas to Support Local Recreation

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in support of the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act.

Bennet Applauds House Inclusion of CORE Act Provision to Protect the Thompson Divide in Reconciliation Bill

Provision Would Prohibit New Oil and Gas Development in Areas Important to Ranchers and Hunters and Anglers

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee for including a provision of his Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act to protect the Thompson Divide in the House reconciliation bill.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, released the statement below following the release of the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better budget, which includes a historic $40 billion investment over the next decade in America’s forests.