Both western governors appeared together at an energy conference at Colorado State University.
U.S. Department of the Interior
In April, President Trump ordered a review of 27 national monuments around the country. The interior secretary made his recommendations last week.
Zinke said unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments will be included in the recommendations he planned to give President Donald Trump.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the new strategy for the ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range.
In Rocky Mountain National Park, $200,000 matched by $200,000 from the Rocky Mountain Conservancy will go to trail maintenance.
"This is great news for Colorado and I’m thrilled the Department of the Interior listened to Coloradans," Sen. Cory Gardner Said.
The five Colorado mines include Colowyo, Bowie No. 2, Foidel Creek, Deserado and West Elk.
It’s been a rough few months for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.