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.
2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference Agenda
5:00pm-9:00pm: Forever Colorado Social
9:00am: Exhibitor Booth Set-up
9:00am-11:00am: Organizational/Chapter Meetings
11:55pm-12:00pm: Welcome: Building Healthy Communities
12:00pm-1:10pm: Opening Plenary Remarks
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- 6:30pm: Social Hour (Exhibitor Hall)
6:15pm- Banquet Doors Open
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Dinner
7:25pm – 7:30pm: Thank-you for partnering
7:30pm- 8:00pm: Director Broscheid’s Address to Partners
8:00pm- 8:30pm: Banquet Keynote Speaker: TBD
8:30pm-9:00pm- Partnership Awards
8:30am-9:45am: Breakout Sessions
9:45am-10:00am: Morning Break
10:00am-11:15am: Breakout Sessions
11:30am-1:30pm: Keynote Speaker Lunch
1:30pm-2:00pm: Q & A
2:00pm: Conclude Conference
Partners in the Outdoors Keynote Speaker
12:00pm-1:30pm: Closing Keynote Speaker: TBD
1:30pm-2:00pm: Q & A to follow presentation
Conference lodging will be available at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, CO. Click here for more information!
If you need to cancel your registration please contact CPRA, email@example.com 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.
- Americas For Conservation + The Arts
- Big City Mountaineers and Environmental Learning for Kids
- Cal-Wood Education Center
- City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
- Colorado Outward Bound School
- Denver Police Activity League
- Friends of Mueller State Park
- Friends of Staunton State Park
- Greater Arkansas River Nature Association
- Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway Association
- The Nature Connection Coalition-Western Slope Conservation Center
- Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
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
Bureau of Land Management
Christine Groves: Million-dollar Producer
Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
Colorado Department of Transportation
Colorado Parks and Recreation Association
Great Outdoors Colorado
National Wild Turkey Federation
Pike's Peak Outdoor Recreational Alliance
Rocky Mountain Innovation Labs