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Award Recipients
Award Recipients
2018 Partners In The Outdoors Conference

We present these awards to those who display outstanding efforts contributing to our state's natural resource management. Each of the organizations honored play an integral role in education, conservation, research, and responsible recreation.

The 2018 nominees are under review. 

Winners will be announced at the 2018 Partners in the Outdoors Conference!

See the recipients of the 2017 awards below.​

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. 

Con​gratulations to all Partner Award Nominees!

  • ​Cabela's
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Friends of Staunton State Park
  • History Colorado
  • Encana
  • 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


Dan Zimmerer
Partnership Coordinator
(303) 291-7258​

Learn more about ​Partners in the Outdoors​.​​​​​​​​​