The bill appropriates $6 million from the species conservation trust fund for programs submitted by the executive director of the department of natural resources that are designed to conserve native species that state or federal law list as threatened or endangered or that are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service, allocated as follows:
- $770,000 for native terrestrial wildlife conservation;
- $2,230,000 for native aquatic wildlife conservation;
- $1,900,000 for a Platte river recovery implementation program;
- $800,000 for an upper Colorado river endangered fish recovery program and San Juan river basin recovery implementation program;
- $250,000 for a 15-mile reach of Ruedi reservoir releases; and
- $50,000 for selenium management, research, monitoring, evaluation, and control.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)