Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Breonna Taylor mural by HIERO and Thomas Evans (Detour303) located at 2811 Walnut Street in Denver. Drone photo by James (urbanmuralhunter).
Breonna Taylor mural by HIERO and Thomas Evans (Detour303) located at 2811 Walnut Street in Denver. Drone photo by James (urbanmuralhunter).

Every Friday we post ways you can contribute to making our region a greener place, including:

  • Events happening in-person
  • Events happening online
  • Community Science
  • Jobs, Internships, & Scholarships
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Actions & Action Resources

Below, we also have things you can do for Black Lives Matter, environmental activities you can do safely from home, and resources if you are being negatively impacted by coronavirus.

If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Chris at chris@rockymountainwild.org.

Stay informed, engaged, and educated!

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BIPOC Experiences on Colorado Public Lands

Next 100 Colorado is launching a pilot project to collect information about the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and people of color on public lands in Colorado. They hope to capture the good, the bad, and everything in between, in service of better understanding the experiences of BIPOC in our publicly owned spaces and, if needed, creating or modifying policies to make our outdoors more inclusive of all people. Please help us get the word out about this effort, and encourage your BIPOC friends, colleagues, and family to share their experiences, whether recent or from the past. More information and a link to the collection form is available here.

Denver Audubon’s Lois Webster Fund 2021 Grants Available

Denver Audubon’s Lois Webster Fund (LWF) is now soliciting grants in support of Colorado non-game wildlife research, education, and conservation projects.

The Committee is accepting grant proposals through January 31, 2021. A maximum of $11,602 funding is available in the coming project year. Grantees will be notified by early March, 2021 and the funds dispersed in time for the spring field season.

Now available online are the LWF grant 2021 Guidelines, Requirements and Application. The LWF Guidelines require partnering with other organizations. The grantee is expected to provide the leadership and coordination to obtain additional funding and to involve others.

Black Lives Matter Actions & Resources

For those looking for ways in which to stand up and demand an immediate end to police brutality and defend Black life, here are some resources:

Environmental Activities to Do From Home

For those looking for educational things to do with their kids (or to do yourself; these are quite good things), here are some excellent resources:

Resources here in Colorado if you need some help right now

For those struggling with coronavirus related issues, here are some resources including food resources, shelter and housing resources, unsafe stay-at-home situation resources, mental health resources, and more:

Events happening in-person

For those who feel safe, here are some events happening in person. Please practice proper distancing and wear your mask while taking part in these events:

Events happening online

Here’s a list of environmental events, happening online:

Community Science

Here are some community science projects you can sign up for. Please keep in mind that due to coronavirus some of these projects may not be immediately available this field season:

Jobs, Internships, and Scholarships

Here are some job and internship openings in environmental fields. For equity reasons, we only post job postings with transparent salary ranges:

Volunteer Positions

Here are some volunteer positions. Please practice proper distancing and wear your mask while taking part in any in-person volunteer opportunities:

Direct Environmental Actions

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

New actions since last week:

Rocky Mountain Wild’s older (but still relevant) actions:

Action Resources:

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