Resources

Here are tools and information you can use to spread the word about Keep It Colorado and the Lottery reauthorization effort, as well as recent research reports related to Lottery and the impacts of its proceeds. If you have any questions or need additional resources, please contact us.

 
 

TOOLS TO SHARE

resolution template

Local government organizations can download the resolution template and secure the approval of their respective councils or commissions before submitting it to us at info@keepitco.org. If you have questions about the resolution or need data to complete it, please contact us. Get the resolution template →

GENERAL Fact sheet

Download a two-sided fact sheet with basic information about Lottery reauthorization and Lottery's proceeds partners. Download it →

Fact sheet FOR SPORTSMEN & WOMEN

Download a fact sheet for hunters, anglers, and others interested in protecting Colorado's natural heritage, complete with information about Lottery reauthorization and Lottery's proceeds partners. Download it →

FAQS SHeet

We've listed Frequently Asked Questions on this site, but we've also got a PDF version that you can download to print or email. Download it →

 

 

 

RESEARCH

The 2018 Conservation in the West Poll: 8th Annual Survey of Voters in Eight Western States

This survey from the State of the Rockies Project, in conjunction with Lori Weigel of Public Opinion Strategies and Dave Metz of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates, explores bi-partisan opinions in each of eight states regarding conservation, environment, energy, the role of government, trade-offs with economies, and citizen priorities. Polling was conducted in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Review the data →

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund, january 2018

In Colorado, profits from the sale of lottery products are distributed to Great Outdoors Colorado, the Conservation Trust Fund, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Coloradans have long known that their investment in these programs is a valuable component of healthy communities, but this value has never before been quantified. This report by The Trust for Public Land demonstrates the extensive and varied economic gains provided by these investments. Get a fact sheet and the full report →

CSU Colorado Conservation ROI Study, july 2017

An analysis from Colorado State University found that each dollar invested by the state for these easements produced benefits of between $4 and $12 for Coloradans. Public benefits include clean water and air, scenic views, access to things produced by local farms and ranches products, and wildlife habitat: all things that contribute to a high quality of life in the state. Read the report →

OIA outdoor recreation economy report, April 2017

Outdoor recreation is among our nation’s largest economic sectors. From the smallest rural towns to the most densely packed cities, outdoor recreation powers a vast economic engine that creates billions in spending and millions of good-paying American jobs. When we invest the foundation of the recreation economy, our public lands and waters, there is compounding return in the form of healthier communities, healthier economies, and healthier people. View the report

economic benefits of parks and recreation in colorado springs, january 2017

The public park and recreation system in Colorado Springs provides substantial economic benefits to the community’s residents. Colorado Springs’ parks, trails, open spaces, and facilities are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. These amenities are a fundamental component of the community and culture of Colorado Springs. Many have wondered however, just how much economic value these parks, trails, open spaces, and facilities provide. Thanks to a new study by The Trust for Public Land, the specifics of their value are now known. See the report →