Leaders of the Colorado Hemp Advancement and Management Plan will hold the first of several public meetings from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Old Fort in Hesperus. A repeat session will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. for anyone unable to attend the morning session.
The meeting will be held in partnership with Fort Lewis College and the Southern Ute Indian and Ute Mountain Ute tribes for the purpose of gathering public comment about specific issues related to the research and development, sustainability, seed certification, cultivation, crop disposal, transportation and testing of industrial hemp.
All are invited. To RSVP, call (303) 869-9103 or visit bit.ly/2JWm0du. For more information, contact Mary Peck at (303) 869-9005 or Mary.Peck@state.co.us.