Kenney Reservoir

Small park with restroom, picnic facilities, and 40’ wide Boat ramp on east shore. Coordinates: N 40° 06’ 52.97” W 108° 42’ 30.56” Elevation: 5350 Description: Approx 7500′ X 1500′; 280 Acres Landing Fees: None Restrictions: None Current ANS: None; Perform Self-Inspection at land airport Contact: Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, 970-675-5055 CAUTION: Mountainous terrain … Read moreKenney Reservoir

Peninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Emergency Respondents, Volunteers Practice with Seaplane On August 9, 2017, seaplanes, community resources and emergency services planners came together to help pave the way for a better future for Jefferson County. After doing exercises for so many years, starting in 2009, it is a special privilege to get to see everything come together and all … Read morePeninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Water Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

2017 Regular Session Hearing Items Shepherding Water Rights in Colorado Water for Outdoor Landscaping Forest Health Advisory Council Water Infrastructure and Supply Efficiency (WISE) Project House Bill 17-1289 Concerning Historical Consumptive Use Follow-Up on High Groundwater Issues Seaplanes and Colorado State Parks Seaplanes and Aquatic Nuisance Species Public Testimony Final Recommendations on the Colorado Water … Read moreWater Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

Connect & Collaborate – Sept 18 – 22, 2017

General Aviation Week Tammy Schmidt, On-Air Producer with Co-Host Kelly Sloan talk about policy and legislation that impact what some pilots are allowed to do, where to fly where to land and much more. During the week various aviation associations are introduced and their role in aviation is discussed. In the September 22nd installment, Ray … Read moreConnect & Collaborate – Sept 18 – 22, 2017

SB18-275 NEWS

May 7, 2018 – SB18-275 Dies in the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee I am sorry to report that SB18-275 was killed in the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee. I am awaiting a postmortem of the factors leading to the defeat. Outwardly, it appears to have been a victim of opposition … Read moreSB18-275 NEWS

Grounded in the Rockies: Why Colorado remains the only state with a ban on seaplanes

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — In a state known for its love of outdoor recreation, there is one thing you’ve probably never seen in a Colorado lake: a seaplane. The Centennial State remains the only one in the country with a ban on seaplanes in state-controlled waters. The ban was instituted years ago, over concerns that Colorado … Read moreGrounded in the Rockies: Why Colorado remains the only state with a ban on seaplanes

Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!

The Colorado Seaplane Initiative in cooperation with the Colorado Division of Aeronautics, will be placing “Please Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!”, signs at each public airport in Colorado.  Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) requires inspections for any vessel that would be placed in the water.  The seaplane is considered a vessel by the … Read moreHelp Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!