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Fish Health Board
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​About the Colorado Fish Health Board

The Colorado Fish Health Board (FHB) initiates or reviews every rule pertaining to the regulation of fish health the spread of aquatic disease or the distribution of any exotic aquatic species.​

The FHB ​is a statutory board established within Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) by Hous​e Bill 91-1270 (FHB ​ Title 33-5.5-101, 102),​​ signed into law June 7, 1991 by Governor Roy Romer and consists of (5) members and has the responsibility of recommending or denying approval of all Chapter P-8 Aquatic Nuisance Species regulations, CPW Aquatic definitions, CPW Chapter 0 General Provisions (aquatic release, importation, transportation, allowable species, disease management), and CPW Chapter 1 Fishing regulations (baitfish) rules​ to the CPW Commission.​​

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings, minutes and additional information will be posted below for the public to review.  All meetings are open to the public.​ 


2020 Meetings & Documents

DateLocation/TimeDocuments

February 3 - Cancelled and rescheduled for March 9

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   

April 6 - Changed to a telephone conference call. No in-person meeting.

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   
June 8
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   
  • Agenda
  • Minutes
August 3
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   
  • Agenda
  • Minutes
October 5
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   
  • Agenda
  • Minutes
December 7
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife HQ building
  • 6060 Broadway, Denver
  • 9:00 a.m.   
  • Agenda
  • Minutes


Fish Health Board Members

  • Kevin Johnson
    Kevin is a Geographic Supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mountain-Prairie Region Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program. Kevin oversees National Fish Hatcheries and Fish and Wildlife Conservation Offices in CO, UT, and WY.
  • Jeremy Liley

    The Fish Health Board Chair,​ and owner and senior aquatic biologist of Liley Fisheries, Inc. Liley Fisheries owns and operates two trout production facilities in Colorado and Nebraska and provides fish stocking and aquatic management services to clients in Colorado, Wyoming and Texas.

  • Kendra Holmes
    Throughout her career, Kendra has promoted the protection of Colorado’s natural resources with a focus on water and aquatic management. Kendra isthe Colorado Aquaculture Association board President since 2012 and is the Fish Health Board Private Sector representative.

  • Vicki Milano
    The Senior Fish Pathologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife's (CPW) Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory, Vicki is also the CPW representative to the Fish Health board.

  • Wayne East

    The agricultural Wildlife Liaison with the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), Wayne represents the CDA on the Fish Health Board, and the Colorado Aquaculture Board​.

 ​​Previous Meetings & Documents

2019

DateLocation/TimeDocuments
January 22
  • Phone conference re: gill lice
    (303) 869-9210
  • 11am      
February 1
  • Review gill lice response
    Mt. Princeton Hot Springs
    Nathrop, CO
  • 8:30 am
February 11
  • Denver, 6060 Broadway
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife Office
  • 9am-11am
March 20
  • Phone conference re: WD exemption
    303-869-9210 
  • 2:00 pm
April 8
  • San Juan Conference Room
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture
    305 Interlocken Parkway
    Broomfield, CO  80021
  • Conference Call-In Number:  303-869-9210
  • 9am-11am
June 10

Meeting Cancelled

  • Denver, 6060 Broadway
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife Office
July 15
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture
    305 Interloken Blvd
    Broomfield, CO, 80021
    Big Thompson Conference Room
  • 9:00 am
August 12
  • Denver, 6060 Broadway
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife Office
  • 9am-11am
  • Minutes
October 28

Meeting Cancelled

  • Denver, 6060 Broadway
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife Office
  • 9am-11am
December 4
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture
    305 Interloken Blvd
    Broomfield, CO, 80021
    Big Thompson Conference Room
  • 9am-11am


Questions about the Colorado Fish Health Board?

​For more information, please contact the Aquatic Animal Health Lab by emailing AAHL@state.co.us, calling (970) 842-6308.​