View and Download Photos and B-Roll of Fly Over HERE Denver — Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissi...
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, welcomed Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton to the Western Slope to see the drought conditions in the Colorado River Basin and to hear first-hand from Colorado water users living with the driest conditions in 1,200 years.

Ahead of Public Lands Day, Bennet Sends a Video Message to Coloradans

Bennet: “Colorado’s public lands define who we are as a state”

Ahead of Public Lands Day tomorrow, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a video message to Coloradans celebrating Colorado’s public lands legacy. Bennet also reiterated his call to President Biden to use his Presidential authorities, including the Antiquities Act, to make Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range a national monument and protect landscapes included in the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act, including Colorado’s iconic Thompson Divide and San Juan Mountains.

Bennet, Neguse Lead Bicameral Letter Urging Long-term, Permanent Solutions to Western Drought

Members Ask Bureau of Reclamation to Fund Efforts That Provide Meaningful Reductions in Water Use from the Colorado River with the $4 Billion Bennet Secured in the Inflation Reduction Act

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, New Mexico U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján and Martin Heinrich, Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse, Diana DeGette, Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, and New Mexico U.S. Representatives Melanie Stansbury and Teresa Leger Fernández wrote to the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) urging it to prioritize funding for long-term, permanent solutions to the drought crisis in the Colorado River Basin as it allocates the $4 billion in new funding from the Inflation Reduction Act for Western drought.

Bennet Delivers Dozens of Letters from Coloradans to President Biden Urging Executive Action to Protect Landscapes In The CORE Act

Colorado Veterans, State and Local Officials, Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Advocates, Business Owners, and Descendants of the 10th Mountain Division Write in Support of the Camp Hale - Continental Divide National Monument

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet delivered dozens of letters from Colorado veterans, state and local officials, conservation and outdoor recreation advocates, business owners, and descendants of the 10th Mountain Division urging President Biden to use his Presidential authorities, including the Antiquities Act, to protect the landscapes included in the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act and make Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range a national monument.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper sent a letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Ranking Member John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) formally requesting the committee hold a hearing on the Dolores River National Conservation Area and Special Management Area Act, their legislation to protect over 68,000 acres of public lands on the West Slope.