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Whether you’re searching for GOCO news, want to learn about GOCO funds at work in communities statewide, or are looking for tips on upcoming funding and educational opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

Faces of GOCO: Meet Adrian Varney

October
17
2018

What did you do before you came to GOCO?

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How Northwest Colorado Rallied Around the Yampa River to Create a Lasting Legacy

October
5
2018

By Laura Cardon

It’s difficult to describe exactly what it is about water that draws humans to it.

Retired state park manager Ron DellaCroce puts it well.

“When you get on the river and you're floating, it really takes over your mind, body, and soul,” he said. “You're nothing but water with a little bit of bone dust floating on the water. Silly as it sounds, you’re truly one with your universe.”

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Where Do You GOCO- August 2018 Projects

September
5
2018

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented and the reporters have published their articles? Our partners get down to business.

For 25 years, GOCO has improved Colorado’s great outdoors with the help of Colorado Lottery proceeds. We’ve put more than $1 billion in proceeds back into 5,000 projects to improve the lives of Coloradans across the state.

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Kim Equine Pavilion Breathes Life Into Southeastern Colorado

August
16
2018
By Daliah Singer

Rodeo is a verb in Kim. Moms rodeo; kids rodeo. But for years, residents of the southeast Colorado ranching town had to travel to Denver or Colorado Springs to pursue their beloved sport. With the help of three Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grants, that started to change nine years ago.

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Dirt Heaven on a Trail 25 Years in the Making

August
16
2018

By Chris Yuan-Farrell

As smoke-filled skies acquiesced to quintessential Colorado blue, I journeyed up a new Crested Butte mountainside trail so skillfully crafted by dirt artisans that the two-foot wide track blended seamlessly into the shrubs and grasses.

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