Tag Archives: Great Outdoors Colorado

Construction of City Park Begins in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatConstruction has begun this week at the Workman property on Yampa Street in Steamboat. The project will convert a former residential property that the city bought into a city Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet in Craig Next Week

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meets next week in Craig. Commissioners will receive briefings on a variety of issues including updates from the Departments of both Natural Resources and Agriculture, Great Outdoors Colorado, and CPW regional managers. Informational updates to the Commission include Continue reading

Trail Projects to Receive Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will provide grants of $6.18 million in 2015 and 2016 for trails projects. The grants go to a variety of projects in all areas of the state, including new construction, trail maintenance, signage, education, law enforcement and equipment purchases. Around the state, grants for 2015 and 2016 for multi- Continue reading

GOCO to Study How to Get Youth Outdoors

GOCOInspiring youth to reconnect to nature is the focus of a new five-year initiative that Great Outdoors Colorado is launching this month. The first-of-its-kind “Inspire Continue reading

New Wildlife Habitat Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife has obtained nearly 700 acres of wildlife habitat near the Rio Blanco State Wildlife Area west of Meeker. The land was purchased from ExxonMobile with funding from Great Outdoors Colorado and from the sale of Habitat Stamps. The addition increases the Rio Blanco state wildlife area from 390 acres to Continue reading

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Purchases Wildlife Area Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife has completed the acquisition of 695 acres, most of which is adjacent to the Rio Blanco State Wildlife Area, located a few miles west of Meeker. Purchased from ExxonMobile with funding from Great Outdoors Colorado and from the sale of Habitat Stamps, the 1.5 million dollar addition increases the Rio Continue reading

Craig City Council Turns to DOLA for Breeze Park Grant

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is trying a different tact in getting funds for a proposed improvement project at Breeze Street Park. The Council has tried and failed several times to get a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado for the project, however Great Outdoors has not fulfilled Continue reading

Maybell, Loudy Simpson Parks to Get New Playground Equipment

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, last week, signed off on a grant agreement with the Department of Local Affairs, that will see new playground equipment at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig, and the community park in Maybell.  The county wasn’t able to get the grants through Great Outdoors Colorado, so instead Continue reading

Great Outdoors Colorado Seeking Input from Residents

GOCOGreat Outdoors Colorado, which invests state lottery revenues in outdoor recreation, land conservation and wildlife, is conducting a listening tour Continue reading

Steamboat Parks and Rec to Start Building New Trail

STEAMBOAT-PARKS-AND-REC-300Steamboat Parks and Rec kicks off of a new trail project on Continue reading