The following letter was submitted to Fort Collins City Council: I am writing to you on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County to urge you to retain Oil and Gas as a priority on the City’s 2018 State legislative priority list. As you know, O&G-related issues continue to be front and … More League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management
On November 4 the Environmental Action Team hosted a talk to learn more about how cities manage risks associated with gas and oil wells and pipelines. Jason Elkins, Civil engineer at the City of Longmont presented: Gas & Oil Wells and Pipelines: What one City is doing to identify, investigate and assess the risks. We invite … More Managing Risks of Gas and Oil, Wells and Pipelines
The Water Resources Group Invites you to attend these Community Events of Interest Science Behind the Scenery: The State of the Poudre: A River Health Report Card October 5, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. — 215 N. Mason Community Room, enter through the north door. Research and science related to natural areas. Jen Shanahan, Watershed … More Water Resources Team Events
Members of the League interested in affordable housing, energy conservation and renewable energy are invited to attend an Open House at the Revive development in Fort Collins (www.ReviveFC.com) 1:00 pm on September 15, at 225 Green Leaf #12. The goals of Revive are:To provide sustainable, renewable energy-powered and healthy homes for the average homeowner. Revive has accomplished their goals through … More Affordable Housing and Green Energy: REVIVE
On Monday, May 1 from 11:30 to 1:30 (brown-bag lunch) at Plymouth Congregational Church (916 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins) the International Relations Team will host a Great Decisions discussion exploring how the U.S. petroleum security impacts foreign policy. For 45 years, the country has alternated between periods of energy security and insecurity, sometimes able … More Great Decisions Explores Petroleum and US Foreign Policy
Join us on Sunday, April 23 at 2:30 PM at the Global Village Museum (200 West Mountain Avenue Fort Collins) to learn about the effects of climate change, both internationally and locally. This event comes to you from the Environmental Action Team. Listen to, Bill Ciesla, a forest health specialist and has held positions with … More Climate Change Event Announced
LWVUS Joins People’s Climate March on April 29 League of Women Voters of the United States voted to officially participate in the People’s Climate March in Washington DC on April 29. March organizers invite all Americans to come together to show the world and our political leaders our commitment to protecting our fellow global citizens … More Are Your Boots Made for Marching?
Northern Colorado Elected Officials: Contact Information Contacting elected officials whose decisions impact your day-to-day life is a GREAT way to be advocate for the issues and policies that are important to you. While it may be possible to keep everyone happy all of the time, information from constituents helps inform decision-making across levels of our … More Contact Your Leadership…at any level!
Given both current and projected growth in Northern Colorado and across the Front Range, the demands on our transportation system are increasing dramatically. Sadly, funds to keep up with needs (both for existing infrastructure and expansion) lag far behind. Join us on February 23, 2017 at 7 pm for a CrossCurrents examination: “How to Fund … More Crosscurrents: Funding Transportation Needs
Although many think of the League of Women Voters as a resource during election season, our chapters are active all year, every year! Since the November election, our league and many others have been more active than ever in continuing to advocate for positions that we have taken. The League only advocates on issues after … More League of Women Voters: Nonpartisan AND Strong Advocates