Colorado Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture Ron Carleton issued a statement concerning industrial hemp and the process for cultivating it in compliance with Amendment 64 and legislation recently enacted by the Colorado General Assembly.
"Since passage of Amendment 64, the Department has received numerous inquiries from individuals who are interested in cultivating industrial hemp as a crop.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are reminding the public about the negative consequences of feeding wildlife. The agency cautions that in addition to being harmful for the health of wild animals, it is illegal to feed deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn, bears and elk in Colorado.
The water cycle is usually illustrated as a circular flow chart depicting water's endless journey between ground and sky, rain and vapor. In western states, where the majority of water falls as snow, the process works a bit differently.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations to fill eight vacancies on its Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council.
The 10-member citizen advisory council was formed in December 2010 to help the BLM develop a management plan for the 210,012-acre Dominguez-Escalante NCA near Delta.