Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars:

  • 1/21 Denver – ULI Colorado: Denver Climate Action Plan: Influence the Future. Join us for this event engaging ULI members on the topic of local climate change initiatives, especially regarding Denver’s new Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency. Currently, the City and County of Denver are reaching out to stakeholders about methods and means for implementing climate action plans. During the event, we’ll hear about national trends in municipal climate action initiatives and about the local process so far. Following the panel on potential regulations, logistics, benefits, alternatives, and financing, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on how to influence the future of the Denver region. Come learn what this means for ULI’s members and the greater community. Urban Land Institute
  • 1/21 Anywhere – Audubon Campaigns Webinar Series: Advocacy Campaigns 101. The real change that birds need will come from all of us organizing and working together. Join our Advocacy 101 training to get started. This informative training includes an overview of what makes up an advocacy campaign, how to identify your advocacy goals, and how to create a campaign strategy. Audubon
  • 2/1 Littleton – Birding Insights Adult Workshop: Great Backyard Bird Count Training. Scientists across the globe need your observations to help tell the story of what happens in nature from season to season.  The Great Backyard Bird Count is one of the largest community science events on the globe and we need your help in Denver!  Join us for this free training on how to participate in the count any day, time, or location from February 14-17.  Review some basics of backyard/suburban bird ID using field marks and bird calls, and then help us compile a real time list of birds at our Nature Center and our bird feeders.  All skill levels and abilities welcome! Denver Audubon
  • 2/5 Anywhere – Getting Green Laws 2020 Webinar. Advocating for bird-friendly legislation is one of the most impactful ways to help birds and the environment, but without an understanding of the process, it can seem daunting. Getting Green Laws is a free webinar training on how to make your voice heard by legislators on upcoming environmental laws in Colorado. Audubon Rockies
  • 2/8 Anywhere – Getting Green Laws 2020 Webinar. Advocating for bird-friendly legislation is one of the most impactful ways to help birds and the environment, but without an understanding of the process, it can seem daunting. Getting Green Laws is a free webinar training on how to make your voice heard by legislators on upcoming environmental laws in Colorado. Audubon Rockies
  • 2/28 Denver – CoorsTek Denver Metro Regional Science & Engineering Fair. The CoorsTek DMRSEF provides area middle school and high school students a vehicle to develop their scientific skillsets and an annual opportunity to present their research. All category winners of the CoorsTek DMRSEF are eligible to compete at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair (grades 6-12). Senior (grades 9-12) “Best in Fair” winners represent Colorado at the prestigious International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). University of Colorado – Denver
  • 2/28 Loveland – Seventh Annual Poudre River Forum. The Poudre River Forum brings together those on the Poudre who farm, deliver clean potable water, drink beer, recreate, and advocate for river health to learn from one another and to explore how we can move from conflict to collaboration. Join us for this year’s event to engage with other Poudre River enthusiasts! Poudre River Forum
  • 2/29 Denver – Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference. Learn how to create a beautiful native landscape from the ground up with experts from around the state! Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference
  • 3/2-4 Albuquerque, NM – Cross-Boundary Landscape Restoration Workshop. The 2020 Cross-Boundary Landscape Restoration Workshop will bring together land and fire managers, researchers and stakeholders to develop strategies that apply evidence-based collaborative management of forest landscapes in the Intermountain West. We invite partners to share lessons learned from your engagement in local, regional, and national collaborative forest and fire restoration processes on federal and non-federal lands. Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes
  • 3/10-12 Fort Collin – WCCN Inaugural Confluence 2020. At The Confluence, members of community-based collaborative conservation groups, their conservation support organizations and partners will gather from across the West to connect to peers in interactive poster and open space sessions, convene in peer-to-peer and expert-led learning sessions, and catalyze action in working sessions. Western Collaborative Conservation Network
  • 4/23-24 Salida – Arkansas River Basin Water Forum. To know water is to better understand our state. Since 1995, the Arkansas River Basin Water Forum has provided a friendly, constructive medium where individuals and organizations are able to explain their views and engage in open dialogue with other water users. Arkansas River Basin Water Forum
  • 4/27-29 Vail – Partners in the Outdoors Conference. The Partners in the Outdoors Conference is Colorado’s foremost opportunity to cultivate common ground, explore best practices of partnering, and design collaborative solutions with diverse voices and stakeholders to conserve Colorado’s outdoor heritage. Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • 5/14-18 Bears Ears – A Float with Heart: San Juan River FUNdraiser. A float of a lifetime! Treat yourself to a Women’s watercolor workshop with acclaimed artist Suze Woolf and Bears Ears advocate Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, while you explore the amazing Utah landscape via the beautiful San Juan River. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • 10/2-4 Telluride – The Physical Stuff of Your Life (and how to use it to gain access to the emotional stuff): A Generative Workshop by Pam Houston. Great Old Broads for Wilderness

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