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Colorado Natural Areas Council
Colorado Natural Areas Council
CNAP Council.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Colorado Natural Areas Council (CNAC) was created by the Natu​ral Areas Act of 1977​, and renewed in 2004. The advisory council provides advice on program direction and recommends the designation of natural areas to the Parks and Wildlife Commission.

2023 CNAC Meeting Dates

NOTICE: The Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform is currently conducting a sunset review of the Colorado Natural Areas Council as described in section 2-3-1203 of the Colorado Revised Statutes.  Analysis is performed to determine if the advisory council is necessary and should be continued or repealed.  To provide input on this review, please visit:​

​2021 Strategic Plan & Vision Statement

​An updated strategic plan and vision statement for the Colorado Natural Areas Program has been collectively written by ​CNAP staff and CNAC members. 

View the CNAP Strategic Plan & Vision Statement​.