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Partners in the Outdoors Conference

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, with the support of our Partners in the Outdoors, provide an opportunity for promoting strong initiatives that link a coalition of organizations, agencies, schools and communities. 

The 4th Annual Partners in the Outdoors Conference is a platform for conversation and planning, professional development and workshops to strengthen the statewide efforts of all partners involved.

The 2017 conference will bring together an assembly of stakeholders in the future of Colorado’s outdoors and recreational opportunities. Attendees at the conference are dedicated to fostering a strong conservation ethic throughout Colorado communities, creating a bond to ensure awareness and respect for natural resources and outdoor recreation.

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2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference Agenda

Wednesday

6:00pm-8:00pm: Forever Colorado Social  

Thursday

9:00am: Conference Registration and Exhibitor Booth Set-up

9:00am-11:30am: Pre-conference/Organizational Chapter Meetings

11:45am: Lunch

12:30pm: Opening Keynote Address-Elizabeth Garner

Sessions

1:15pm-2:30pm: Breakout Sessions

2:30pm-2:45pm: Afternoon Break

2:45pm-4:00pm: Breakout Sessions

Partners in the Outdoors Awards Banquet and Celebration

5:00pm- 6:15pm: Social Hour (Exhibitor Hall)

6:15pm- Banquet Doors Open

6:30pm: Dinner

6:50pm: CPW Director Bob Broscheid

7:10pm:Evening Keynote Address- Lt. Governor Donna Lynne

7:30pm-8:00pm: Partner Awards Ceremony

Friday

7:00am-8:30am: Breakfast 

8:30am-9:45am: Breakout Sessions

9:45am-10:00am: Morning Break

10:00am-11:15am: Breakout Sessions

 

Keynote Speaker Lunch

11:30am: Lunch

12:00pm: Closing Keynote Address- Tovar Cerulli

12:30pm: Closing conference remarks


Lodging

Conference lodging will be available at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, CO. Click here for more information!


Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration please contact CPRA, cpra@cpra-web.org or 303-231-0943, or Dan Zimmerer as soon as possible.  

If you cancel 60 days or more before the event you will receive a full refund, 30 days before the event you will receive a 50% refund, and less than 30 days before the event no refund will be issued.

Partners in the Outdoors Conference Grant Opportunities

Each attendee at the 2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference will have the opportunity to apply for Partners in the Outdoors Grants. These grants are exclusively for attendees of the conference, with approximately $20,000 to be available. Conference registration fees along with Grant Sponsors fund these unique conference grants.

In 2016, The Partners in the Outdoors awarded $26,000 worth of grants to 13 conference attendees during the 3rd Annual Partners Conference in $2,000 increments.

Recipients included:  

  • Americas For Conservation + The Arts
    • Irene Vilar
  •  Big City Mountaineers and Environmental Learning for Kids
    • Bryan Martin
  •  Cal-Wood Education Center
    • Angie Busby
  •  City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
    • John Stark
  •  Colorado Outward Bound School
    • Darcy Lattof
  •  Denver Police Activity League
    • Ramon Fontanes
  •  Friends of Mueller State Park
    • Gretchen Darlington
  •  Friends of Staunton State Park
    • Christine Groves
  •  Greater Arkansas River Nature Association
    • Dominique Naccarato
  •  Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway Association
    • Charlotte Bumgarner
  •  The Nature Connection Coalition-Western Slope Conservation Center
    • Morgan Rubanow
  •  Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
    • Anna Zawisza
  •  Yampatika
    • Joseph Haines

The funds are designated for furthering partnership and community involvement that promotes outdoor recreation and stewardship. Grants are distributed in partnership with

  

 

2017 Conference Planning Partners

  • Angler's Covey
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Christine Groves: Million-dollar Producer
  • Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
  • Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Colorado Parks and Recreation Association
  • Conservation Colorado
  • Great Outdoors Colorado
  • National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Pike's Peak Outdoor Recreational Alliance 
  • Rocky Mountain Innovation Labs 
  • YMCA

 

 

 

 

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