Public enter sought: Out of doors recreation and conservation

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(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance (PPORA) seeks to understand the public’s desires and values ​​for Colorado outdoors while preserving land, water and wildlife in El Paso, Teller and Fremont counties.

PPORA created the Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative (OPPI) and hosts a number of Community Listening Sessionsto allow the public to weigh what is important to them.

From Monday 23 January to Saturday 28 January there will be six sessions:

“With the ever-increasing use of our outdoor environment throughout the Pikes Peak region, we are at a critical juncture where we need solutions to protect, conserve and enhance our natural resources and recreational opportunities. These listening sessions are a critical step in the process that allows the community to share ideas and concerns about the future of nature and learn more about the initiative,” said Becky Leinweber, executive director of parent organization Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance.