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Feb 13th, 2018

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.

Feb 5th, 2018

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.

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Jan 17th, 2018

Palmer's own Erica Oakley-Courage will be speaking at this year's Nonprofit Day Conference hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.

Jan 12th, 2018

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. 

Jan 2nd, 2018

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

Dec 12th, 2017

There are three key elements to understand about water in Colorado:

Dec 11th, 2017

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.

Dec 7th, 2017

Photo Credit: Michael Menefee

Dec 7th, 2017

We are very excited to introduce you to our newest team member, Leah Valentine! 

Leah comes to Palmer with many years of experience in office management, a focus on process improvement and efficiency, and a deep passion for Colorado land. 

Dec 1st, 2017

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!  

Dec 1st, 2017

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.

Nov 22nd, 2017
Stop by this Colorado Springs craft brewery and grab a pint to support Palmer.

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