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There’s a lot of fanfare around being awarded a grant, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented, the reporters have published their articles, and the interviews are over? Our grantees get down to business! Each month, we’re bringing you a round-up of recently finished GOCO projects.Read more »
Ask and you shall receive! We posted one of our favorite wildlife photos on our Facebook page and asked all of you to show us your best shots. We were so impressed with the response we just had to feature our favorite selections to show off our followers' work. Without further ado, the best of GOCO fan wildlife photos:
Photo by Patt Fincken Hostetler, taken in Castle RockRead more »
Michele Frishman joined GOCO this fall as our Open Space Program Manager. We threw her right into things, sending her out on site visits her first week in the office and diving right into our fall open space grant cycle. Michele has lived to tell the tale and is our latest blogger for Faces of GOCO.Read more »
REI's Opt Outside campaign inspired Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), GOCO, and the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office to help get people step away from Black Friday madness and spend some time outdoors. GOCO picked up the tab at all 42 state parks in Colorado, making access free for anyone that wanted to get outdoors on November 27. The result?Read more »
The third prong of GOCO's new strategic plan is Protect, an initiative aimed towards protecting large swaths of open space as Colorado's population continues to grow. But why does land conservation matter? You may think protecting land doesn't affect people, but Alamosa's Rio Grande Health Living Park (RGHLP) shows us just how personal conservation can be.Read more »