Saturday's D3 Daily Action


In May 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday recognizing the value of public lands within the stateThe bill, carried by Senator Kerry Donovan, passed with bipartisan support and was signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper.

From now on, the third Saturday in May will be known as Colorado Public Lands Day celebrating the significant contributions these lands have to our state. 

Click HERE to find an event near you! Here are a few of the western Colorado events:

  • Montrose: Join the Uncompahgre Valley Association and WCC for a 9:00am hike to Spring Canyon and an after party at the Pitchfork starting at 4:30pm, click here for details.
  • Grand Junction: Governor Hickenlooper and Conservation Colorado are kicking off the inaugural CO Public Lands Day at the Epic Rides race series. Come hear the Governor give his keynote address at noon at 4th and Main, click here for more details.
  • Ridgway: Join Great Old Broads & WCC at Ridgway State Park for a variety of activities from biking, hiking, paddle boarding and more. Event starts at 2pm, click here for details.
  • Steamboat: Yampa Valley Public Lands Day Celebration at Mountain Tap Brewery hosted by the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. WCC will be tabling and networking at the event. Click here for details.

Public lands are crucial to our way of life and economy in Colorado. They are a defining part of our heritage, identity, and unique way of life. This new state holiday is intended to encourage all Coloradans to get outside and enjoy our unparalleled public lands. Thanks for helping us celebrate!

Thank you Western Colorado Congress for the information for today's D3 Daily Action