August 29, 2017

My Walk in the Wild

Outdoor Wilderness Lab (OWL) is a week-long outdoor learning experience for sixth graders at Bookcliff Middle School in Grand Junction.
August 15, 2017

Faces of GOCO: Meet Michelle Schrote

When my husband and I moved to Colorado, I joined an accounting firm that specializes in government healthcare programs, which is where I was until joining GOCO.
August 14, 2017

How Colorado Schools Find Success With GOCO’s School Yard Initiative

As younger generations become increasingly over-screened and over-structured in their daily lives, it is more important now than ever to inspire active physical play and outdoor learning by providing quality parks for our youth.
August 3, 2017

Where Do You GOCO - June 2017 Closed Projects

In June, 13 projects wrapped up, investing roughly $3.8 million of Colorado Lottery proceeds in communities across the state.
August 2, 2017

Oh the Places You’ll Go

There I was, strapped into the back of a Cessna with headphones on my ears and a clipboard in my hands. The ground waved in and out of view, and my stomach tightened in a combination of excitement and—quite frankly— incredible dizziness.
July 6, 2017

How Local Governments and Schools Combine Forces on GOCO’s School Yard Initiative

GOCO’s School Yard Initiative (SYI) funds outdoor projects on school grounds, from gardens and outdoor classrooms to playgrounds with traditional and nature play elements.