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Future Generations Act
Future Generations Act
Two young boys lay with their legs in a stream at Mancos State Park

The Future Generations Act grants the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission authority to enact modest increases to state park entrance fees and in-state hunting and fishing licenses to address projected funding shortfalls of $30 million annually for wildlife and $11 million annually for parks by 2025.

Senate Bill 18-143

Read the 2018 bill that clears the way to help CPW achieve our goals: Hunting, Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act.


Ou​​r ten goals to fulfill by 2025 are:​​ 

  1. ​​​​​Grow the number of hunters and anglers
  2. Expand public and private land access
  3. Increase big game populations
  4. Improve wildlife populations
  5. Increase the number of fish stocked
  6. Plan a new state park
  7. Maintain our dams
  8. Engage all outdoor recreationists in funding and conservation
  9. Recruit and retain qualified employees
  10. Maintain and improve parks and wildlife areas​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​