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Applications for State Trail Committee being requested by Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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By Steven Bonifazi

(DENVER, Colo.) Government agency, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, is requesting applications for designation to the State Trails Committee for three open positions.

According to a press release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), the three open positions represent Congressional Districts 2, 5 and 7. The Committee consists of nine Trails Committee members who are all volunteers from each of the state's congressional districts, with one At-Large Representative and one GOCO Representative.

The three positions would contribute to the State Trails Committee by advising the Commission and CPW on all matters regarding trails, their use, extent, location and funding. Committee members additionally work to review, score and rank grant applications, putting together recommendations on funding to the Parks and Wildlife Commission for CPW State Trail grant programs.

The term that the application is for runs from July of this year to June of 2025. Members of the Committee will be picked based on each candidate's qualifications, including comprehensive skills, interests in outdoor recreation and leadership qualities.

Current openings incorporate the requirement of filling one membership seat with a representative from local government. Preferred candidates will have a diverse trails background as well as experience and comprehension in order to represent a multitude of trail interests to work jointly for trails and greenway state-wide.

Requirements for applicants for the three open positions are as follows:

The deadline for the applications is May 12 by 5 p.m.

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