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2018 Partners in the Outdoors Conference
2018 Partners in the Outdoors Conference
2018 Partners in the outdoors conference


The Partners in the Outdoors Conference brings together organizations, agencies, schools, ​​businesses ​and communities engaged in the future of Colorado's conservation and outdoor recreational opportunities.  Our conference provides opportunities for:

  • Networking and Collaboration

  • Partner Recognition

  • Professional Development

  • Grant Funding

​Together, we can improve the quality of life for all Coloradans by promoting awareness and respect for natural resources, sustainable growth of businesses, and responsible hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation. 

Join us May 9-11, 2018 as we explore this year's theme: 

Advancing Colorado by Investing in the Outdoors.​


See What We Did in 2017​

Wednesday, May 10th ​​​Conference Kickoff!
Forever Colorado Social​ celebrated the uniqueness of Colorado​'s agricultural and locally sourced community through this fun networking event.

Thursday, May 11th & Friday, May 12th​
Our keynote speakers included, Lt. Governor Donna Lynne, Colorado's State Demographer, Elizabeth Garner, CPW Director Bob Broscheid, and author, Tovar Cerulli. We offered a variety of sessions supporting our conference's guiding question: How will your organization stay relevant amidst Colorado's changing demographics and growing population?  

Our conference was hosted at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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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!

​2017 Conference Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for making the 2017 conference possible!​​

​Interested in being a 2018 Sponsor?

​Visit our Sponsor Page​!​

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


Planning Partners​​

Thank you to the following organizations for serving on our Partners in the Outdoors Conference Planning Committee.

  • GOCO
  • CDOT
  • Pheasants Forever
  • BLM
  • CAEE
  • Angler's Covey
  • CPRA
  • NWTF
  • Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
  • Jefferson County Open Space
  • Natives Outdoors
  • Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office
  • Colorado Scenic Byways
  • Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association
  • Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance
  • Conservation Colorado


Dan Zimmerer
Statewide Partnership Coordinator
(303) 291-7258​​​​​  

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