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03-23-2010, 09:13 AM
Action Alert
This Wednesday
March 24th

Please attend the State Parks meeting to comment on and show our community the importance of motorized recreation in Colorado. Think of the potential of appropriate motorized access to our state parks. As always, please bring your manners and put your best boot forward...perception is reality. Please see the information below for additional details. Talking points will be distributed prior to the comment deadline. Thanks!

Colorado Springs:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at the Clarion, 314 West Bijou St.

Have a Say in How You'll Play:

Colorado State Parks Seeks Public Comment to Help Guide Strategic Plan Update

Colorado State Parks invites the public to "Have a Say in How You'll Play" by attending one of five public meetings scheduled in the state's major metropolitan regions during the month of March. Public input is needed to help guide development of the state parks' 2010-2014 Strategic Plan, which will outline the agency's top priorities and objectives for the next five years.

In developing the strategic plan, Colorado State Parks will also use the public comments to clarify constituent needs and improve services and programs. The strategic plan will be finalized in late summer 2010. Scheduled meeting locations include:

Fort Collins/Loveland: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Harmony Library, 4616 South Shields, Fort Collins.

Metro Denver Area: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St., Golden.

Pueblo: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Marriott, 110 West 1st St.

Colorado Springs: Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Clarion, 314 West Bijou St.

Grand Junction: Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott, 765 Horizon Drive.

These meetings are free and open to the public. For more information and to submit comments online, visit our website at www.colorado.gov/parks and click the heading "Have Say in How You'll Play." Or, call Scott Babcock, Colorado State Parks' Planning Coordinator, at (303) 866-3203, ext. 4306.

Attracting nearly 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,531 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado State Park is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state's favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,000 campsites, and 57 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.colorado.gov/parks.

Scott Babcock, AICP
Strategic Planning Program Manager
Colorado State Parks
1313 Sherman Street, #618
Denver, CO 80203
Ph: 303.866.3203 x4306
Fax: 303.866.3206

Colorado State Parks Mission:
"To be leaders in providing outdoor recreation through the stewardship of Colorado's natural resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of present and future generations."

03-23-2010, 09:22 AM
Darn, wish I had known about the metro Denver meeting on the 16th.

Thanks for posting Farnham.

Uncle Ben
03-23-2010, 10:29 AM
Thanks Farnham! I hope someone can attend. I have a Health Department inspection tomorrow that I'm stressing about so theres no way I can go!