As soon as you step foot onto Bluestem Prairie Open Space you feel like an interloper- a cacophony of sharp barks fill the air. Focus your eyes on the vast open area spread out in front of you and you will see tiny heads poking out from mounds in the ground, prairie dogs.
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.
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.
Land across Colorado is disappearing at an alarming rate. There is an urgent need to protect land today as population growth and population shifts are already happening. Want to be part of the solution? Here are the most effective ways to protect what makes Colorado, Colorado.
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.
We are proud to be a part of the 3rd Annual Snow Ball - a concert benefiting several Give! Campaign non-profits. The December 10th concert will feature the popular cover band Woodshed Red and is free to attend!
Outdoor recreation is why many of us call southern Colorado home. Contemplative open space trails, swooping singletrack, rugged forested hikes, and the hidden canyons of the prairie are available to us in our backyard.