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One year after Great Outdoors Colorado awarded emergency flood recovery funding, many parks and trails destroyed in the fall 2013 deluge are re-opening or will be restored this summer.
When flooding ravaged Front Range communities in September 2013, GOCO acted to help them bounce back by dedicating $5 million to repair damaged parks and trails.
Fourteen communities were awarded funding on April 9, 2014, and a year later, substantial progress has been made. Here is a sampling:
LovelandRead more »
Winter isn't gone yet! With March and April traditionally being the snowiest months in Colorado, Kristin Mastre of Fresh Air Fort Collins was kind enough to share her tips for beginners to get out there and enjoy the Colorado snow.
How to make the most of snow in Colorado
Maybe you just moved to Colorado and you’re ready to jump feet first into our winter activities. Or maybe you’ve loathed the snow but have had a change of heart and want to give the white stuff your best shot.Read more »
Connor Schake joined the GOCO team as a data intern in 2014. Connor was integral in creating our new Projects By County map feature - make sure to check it out to find GOCO-funded projects near you!
What did you major in at college? What are some of your goals for your career?Read more »
“The tendency nowadays to wander in the wilderness is delightful to see. Thousands of tired, nerve-shaking, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”