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Colorado Policy

With a stroke of the pen or a bang of the gavel, policy changes in Denver can impact land preservation efforts across the state. When the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts serves as the voice of the land conservation community as those policies are shaped we all benefit.



2011 Legislative efforts



Conservation Easement Tax Credit Program

  • 2009 Colorado Legislative Update Page
  • Background
    • Colorado’s Conservation Easement Income Tax Credit Program
    • State Tax Forms
  • Reform
    • HB08-1353 to Increase Accountability and Oversight
    • Conservation Easement Oversight Commission
    • Certification of Conservation Easement Holders
  • State Investigation
    • IRS Audits of Colorado Conservation Easements
    • Summary of DORA Investigation [May 2008]
    • DORA's Landowner Protection Tip

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)

  • What is GOCO?
  • Grant Programs
    • Openspace Grant Program
    • Legacy Grant Program (large scale projects)
    • Local Government Grants
    • Planning Grant


  • Colorado Office of Smart Growth
  • Trust for Public Land: Land Vote (information on state and local conservation ballot initiatives)
  • US Forest Service Openspace Conservation Strategy
  • Colorado State Senate District Map
  • Colorado State House District Map