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Wildfire Bills Legislative Updates – Online
March 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Curious about state and federal wildfire bills that are currently in the legislative process? Register now for this one-hour overview call or proposed bills, their intent, where they are in the process, and how to find out more.
John Whitney, West Slope Regional Director for Senator Bennet, will share about forestry and wildfire bills in the works and recently passed provisions of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that Senator Bennett has been working on.
Carolyn Aspelin, Colorado State Forest Service’s Legislative Affairs Specialist and Angela Boag, CO Dept. of Natural Resources, Assistant Director of Climate, Forest Health and Energy will provide an overview of proposed wildfire bills introduced so far this legislative session in the state capitol.
Rachael Hamby, Western Resource Advocates Senior Policy Analyst will share about a prescribed fire bill that Representatives Perry Will and Lisa Cutter are crafting to introduce and provide access to a Colorado Wildfire bills legislative tracker.
Time will be allowed for questions and answers following each presenter.
Fire Adapted Colorado is hosting this session. Thanks to the Colorado DOLA Resiliency Office, Colorado State Forest Service, and Colorado Emergency Managers Association for raising the immediate need of sharing legislative updates about the multitude of proposed wildfire bills with the practitioners who they will most closely affect on a recent planning call for the Post-Fire Recovery Peer Learning Group.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Executive Director, Fire Adapted Colorado
PO Box 2312, Dolores, CO 81323
Pronouns: She/Hers (What is this?)