WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will be stopping in several Colorado counties on Tuesday, Aug. 24, to check on both forest and watershed health to promote his Outdoor Restoration Partnership Act.
The act would invest over $60 billion into Colorado’s crucial forest and water infrastructure.
Senator Bennet will be traveling from the Denver Metro area and ending at the Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
The senator’s schedule of events is as follows:
9:00 a.m. — Chatfield State Park ORPA Day Kick-Off with forestry, water, agriculture, local government, and conservation leaders
11:00 a.m. — Clear Creek County visit with local government and outdoor businesses
2:40 p.m. — Grand County visit with ranchers and local officials
4:45 p.m. — Routt County visit with ski industry, business leaders, and local government
More details on Bennet’s visits will be announced soon and will be updated here.