2017 Partners in the Outdoors Award Winners
These awards were presented to those who have displayed outstanding efforts that contribute to the State's natural resource management. Each of these organizations have played an integral role in education, conservation, and research.
|||Statewide Partner of the Year|
United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program
For your invaluable partnership with CPW to improve wildlife habitat through financial and technical assistance over the last 28 years to private landowners.
|||Statewide Collaboration of the Year|
Denver Water and Eagle Claw
For your partnership ingenuity that enables angling outreach at Lake Lehow to reach all audiences, young and old alike.
|||Northwest Region Partner of the Year|
Town of Oak Creek
For your unwavering dedicated public service to encourage youth to be outdoors and form invaluable lifelong skills.
|||Northeast Region Partner of the Year|
Adams County Parks and Open Space
For enhancing the quality of life for residents through conservation, education, land acquisition, and building renovations.
|||Southeast Region Partner of the Year|
La Junta Police Department
For demonstrating a deep commitment to providing an outstanding, comprehensive hunter education program that extends past the classroom.
|||Southwest Region Partner of the Year|
City of Durango
For your thorough research conducted to understand the greater issues that drive human and wildlife conflicts in an urban setting.
Congratulations to all Partner Award Nominees!
- Ducks Unlimited
- Friends of Staunton State Park
- History Colorado
- Arkansas River Outfitters Association
- Bureau of Land Management
- Chaffee County
- The City of Canon City
- City of Salida
- Fremont County
- Greater Arkansas River Nature Association
- Lake County
- The Southern Colorado Trail Builders
- United States Forest Service
- Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
- Colorado State Library