C.R.S. Section 33-33-103

As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Articles” or “articles of designation” means the documents filed by or at the direction of the owner of a natural area or a government agency having ownership or control thereof with the commission and accepted by the commission in the process of the designation of a natural area as provided in section 33-33-108.




“Council” means the Colorado natural areas council created as an advisory council to the commission by section 33-33-106.


“Designated natural area” means a natural area which is formally designated under the provisions of this article.


and (6) Repealed.


“Inventory” means a compilation of data to identify areas described in subsection (8) of this section.


“Natural area” means a physical and biological area which either retains or has reestablished its natural character, although it need not be completely undisturbed, and which typifies native vegetation and associated biological and geological features or provides habitat for rare or endangered animal or plant species or includes geologic or other natural features of scientific or educational value.


“Program” means the statewide Colorado natural areas program established by this article.


“Registry” means the list of natural areas identified by the council as areas eligible for designation.


“System” means those natural areas designated under the provisions of this article for which articles of designation have been accepted.

Source: Section 33-33-103 — Definitions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-33.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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§ 33-33-103’s source at colorado​.gov