The Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy or CORE Act would protect 400,000 acres of public lands across the state, including portions of the Thompson Divide near Carbondale. The Act was introduced in Congress in 2019. It has yet to become law but there is hope for reintroduction this year. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with local stakeholders who have been working on these protection issues for over a decade.
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