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2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference
2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference
Roxborough State Park with Conference Graphic


How will your organization stay relevant amidst Colorado's changing demographics and growing population?

​The Partners in the Outdoors conference brings together an assembly of stakeholders engaged in the future of Colorado's outdoors and recreational opportunities. The conference's purpose is to provide a platform to promote stakeholder initiatives that link a coalition of organizations, agencies, schools, ​​and communities together.​ This year we will explore how to best balance outdoor recreation and sustainable wildlife management in Colorado amidst the statewide demographic and population growth trends. 

Conference attendees are dedicated to fostering a strong stewardship ethic throughout Colorado communities, creating a bond to ensure awareness and respect for natural resources, growth of business, and promoting responsible outdoor recreation. Through our collective work and effective partnerships, we invest in improving the quality of life for all Coloradans. ​


2017 Conference Dates​​

  • Wednesday, May 10th ​​Conference Kickoff!
    Forever Colorado Social​: Join us to celebrate the uniqueness of Colorado​'s agricultural and locally sourced community through this fun event.

  • Thursday, May 11th & Friday, May 12th​
    Beaver Run Resort​
    Breckenridge, CO​

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  • ​General schedule of all events
  • Session descriptions, speakers, and their bios
  • Sponsor and exhibitor information
  • Maps of meeting facilities and local area
  • Up-to-date conference news
  • Plus many more features!

Statewide Partner Program Mapping​

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Partners in the Outdoors initiative brings diverse outdoor interests together to have a collective impact on promoting responsible recreation, stewardship, and conservation leadership in the state of Colorado. 

This site highlights the many different people that make up the "Partners in the Outdoors" network and is a searchable database that network members can use to learn more about each other and identify potential partners through​ targeted searches.

View the 2015 Statewide Partner Program Map

Once in the map, search for...

Individuals by organization: 

1. Use the links in the table of contents to the left to search for individuals via regions and topical categories. 

Individuals by name:

1. Use the "eye glass" in the top right corner of the map to search for an individual by name. 

To view the an overview of the network, scroll down the page for information.

Happy searching and connecting! If you have questions, please contact ​​

​Conference Sponsors and Planning Partners

Thank you to all of our sponsors and planning partners for making this conference possible!​​

GOGO Logo Noble Energy Logo  BLM logo  Cabela's Logo   Rocky Mountain Innovation LabSierra Club Logo
The Nature Conservancy Logo    US Forest Service Logo​​Colorado Lottery logo  ​​RMEF Logo Wildlife Council Logo ELK logo

​Interested in being a Sponsor?
​Visit our sponsor page​!

Planning Partners​​

Thank you to our Partners in the Outdoors Conference Planning Partners.

  • GOCO
  • CDOT
  • Pheasnts Forever
  • BLM
  • CAEE
  • Angler's Covey
  • CPRA
  • Grant writing consultations trainings
  • NWTF
  • YMCA
  • Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance
  • Conservation Colorado


Dan Zimmerer
Partnership Coordinator
(303) 291-7258​​​​​  
Erin Vogel
Partnership Program Assistant​
(303) 291-​7258​

Learn more about ​Partners in t​he Outdoors​.​​​​​​​​