UPDATE August 28, 2018: City Council unanimously approved this expansion. Read more here.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – With more than 40 years dedicated to conservation, hundreds of thousands of acres protected through her work, and more than $1 billion provided toward conservation through statewide programs she helped initiate, Sydney Shafroth Macy exemplifies a lifetime of conservation.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signs Lottery Division extension into law
In partnership with the Land Trust Alliance, land trust leaders from across the nation were in Washington D.C. last month, including Palmer’s Executive Director, Rebecca Jewett.
Parks and wildlife are vital parts of our Colorado economy and quality of life. According to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife department, there is a $6.1 billion economic contribution across our state from wildlife viewing, state park visitors, anglers and hunters.
Candice merges her love for the open spaces of southern Colorado with her professional experience as a legal editor in the position of Director of Land Stewardship.
Colorado Springs, CO – Nominations are now open for the ninth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that are dedicated to stewardship, education, and innovation in conservation impacting southern Colorado.
Palmer's own Erica Oakley-Courage will be speaking at this year's Nonprofit Day Conference hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.
In the face of unprecendented population growth locally, the Conservation Leadership project will be providing an opportunity for Millennials and Gen-Xers to become the influencers that will protect and grow local access to the outdoors, and engage in land conservation challenges regionally.
Forty years ago the Colorado Springs metropolitan population was less than 300,000. Today, we’re quickly approaching 700,000. It’s the second-largest city in Colorado and located in the most populated county.
Photo Credit: Michael Menefee