Colorado State Parks


Wed March 9, 2011

Despite Proposed Merger, State Parks Face $2.1 Million Shortfall

Cherry Creek Marina
Colorado Division of State Parks

Colorado lawmakers and officials with the Department of Natural Resources are meeting tomorrow to discuss consolidating two of its divisions: state parks and wildlife. The move is expected to save Colorado millions of dollars in the long run. But there are still short-term questions for the Division of State Parks, which still needs to plug a multi-million dollar budget shortfall. KUNC’s Grace Hood has more as part of our Government and You series.

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Tue March 8, 2011

Governor Wants to Consolidate Departments to Save Money, Parks

Governor John Hickenlooper
Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper wants to consolidate the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation into a new division. He says doing so will more than just streamline government within the Department of Natural Resources.

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