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.
When we were awarded a $60,750 grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, we were excited. So was local station KRCC 91.5. Jake Brownell spoke with Palmer Director of Operations, Anais Spitzer, about the grant and what plans are in place to "Cultivate the next generation of conservationists."
Colorado State University released the results of an important conservation study in 2017. The study shows that conservation investments by the state return a lot in economic benefit to Coloradans - up to $12 for every $1 of investment.
Farming has been a part of the Rocky Ford lifestyle for generations. The Denver Post recently covered what it means to be a farmer today while raising a family, getting started and carrying on the work in a new era of agriculture.