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SB22-199: NATIVE POLLINATING INSECTS PROTECTION STUDY 

A study regarding the protection of native pollinating insects in the state.

Good news! The Native Pollinating Insects Protection Study Bill - SB22-199 has passed the Colorado Legislature!

The bill requires the executive director of the department of natural resources or the executive director's designee (executive director) to conduct a study as soon as practicable regarding the challenges associated with native pollinating insect decline, their associated ecosystems, and their health and resilience in the state. Based on the results of the study, the executive director is required to make recommendations:

 

  • For the protection of native pollinating insects;

  • On best practices for state agencies in implementing policies and practices regarding native pollinating insects; and

  • On how to develop education and outreach programming.