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Colorado Cattlemen's Association

Colorado Cattlemen's Association

As the nation's oldest state cattlemen's association, founded in 1867, the Colorado Cattlemen's Association's (CCA) mission is to work collectively, as stewards of natural resources, to advance the viability of beef production; while enhancing the role of beef in a healthy lifestyle.
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Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

The Colorado Forest Restoration Institute (CFRI), housed in the Department of Forest & Rangeland Stewardship in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University, was chartered in 2005. CFRI’s core mission is to serve as a responsive, reliable bridging organization among researchers, land managers, and communities dedicated to advancing knowledge and practice of forest restoration and wildfire hazard reduction in the central Rocky Mountain region.
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Colorado Natural Heritage Program

Colorado Natural Heritage Program

The Colorado Natural Heritage Program was created in 1979 to identify and describe areas of statewide and global conservation significance and to educate decision makers regarding the impacts of various land use options. CNHP’s mission is to preserve the natural diversity of life by contributing the essential scientific foundation that leads to lasting conservation of Colorado's biological wealth.
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Colorado State Forest Service

Colorado State Forest Service

The Colorado State Forest Service serves as a resource for landowners, homeowners and communities to ensure that they have the knowledge they need to prepare for future wildfires. The mission of the Colorado State Forest Service is to achieve stewardship of Colorado's diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.
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Colorado State University Extension

Colorado State University Extension

Colorado State University Extension can provide relief by offering reliable, research-based information to help citizens make informed decisions. CSUE’s job is to determine what issues, concerns and needs are unique to each community, and offer sound and effective solutions. The Mission of Extension is to provide information and education, and encourage the application of research-based knowledge in response to local, state, and national issues affecting individuals, youth, families, agricultural enterprises, and communities of Colorado.
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Colorado Watershed Assembly

Colorado Watershed Assembly

Formed in 1999, the Colorado Watershed Assembly is a statewide coalition of over 80 local organizations working to protect the health of their area’s unique watersheds. These citizens groups work to protect rivers and streams and the wildlife that relies on healthy habitat. The Colorado Watershed Assembly's mission is to provide support for collaborative efforts among diverse stakeholders to protect and improve the conservation values of land, water, and other natural resources of Colorado's watersheds.
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Conservation Leadership Through Learning (CLTL), CSU

Conservation Leadership Through Learning (CLTL), CSU

Through the Conservation Leadership Through Learning (CLTL) program, we are pioneering a new model for graduate education that will prepare the next generation of conservation leaders. CLTL merges transdisciplinary University education with real-world action to create on-the-ground benefits for conservation and communities.
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Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Over the years, EDF has brought a series of innovations to the work of protecting the environment.
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Environmental Governance Working Group

Environmental Governance Working Group

The Environmental Governance Working Group (EGWG) at Colorado State University was created in 2008 as a joint project of the Department of Political Science and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University. They are a multidisciplinary community of scholars seeking to advance research on environmental governance and sustainability.
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International Livestock Research Institute

International Livestock Research Institute

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality science and capacity-building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. ILRI’s mission is to improve food and nutritional security and to reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock—ensuring better lives through livestock.
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National Forest Foundation

National Forest Foundation

The National Forest Foundation brings people together to restore and enhance our National Forests and Grasslands. As the nonprofit partner of the U.S. Forest Service, they engage America in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the National Forest System.
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Partners for Western Conservation

Partners for Western Conservation

The mission of Partners for Western Conservation (PWC) is to implement market-based conservation and ecosystems services to benefit wildlife, the environment, landowners, and the regulated community. The use of sound science, assistance, resources, and educational efforts will create a community of partners committed to the conservation and stewardship of land, water, air, and wildlife.
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Reto-O-Reto

This is a project through International Livestock Research Institute for Better Policy and Management Options for Pastoral Lands: Assessing trade-offs between poverty alleviation and wildlife conservation. The project focuses on sustainable development of pastoral landscapes, improving the livelihoods of agro-pastoralists and also protecting the diversity of wildlife species and savanna landscapes .
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Sustainable Northwest

Sustainable Northwest

Sustainable Northwest finds solutions by listening, learning, building trust, and investing in the long- term success of the communities and region we serve. Their work results in restored ecosystems, living wage jobs, and better relationships among diverse groups of people.
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The Center for Protected Area Management & Training

The Center for Protected Area Management & Training

The Center for Protected Area Management and Training was formed to assist protected area professionals in strengthening the management of the world's protected areas and adjacent lands. CPAMT actively pursues opportunities to disseminate the information acquired through research, on-site training courses, and technical collaboration with the greater University community.
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The Conservation Cooperative

The Conservation Cooperative

The Conservation Cooperative is committed to bringing conservation job skills to the next generation of leaders in resource conservation, renewable energy and land stewardship. Our work offers the additional capacity for land and resource conservation non-profit organizations and land management government agencies through service learning and peer networking.
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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Founded in 1951, the Conservancy is the world's leading conservation organization. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends to work towards their vision of leaving a sustainable world for future generations.
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Trees, Water & People

Trees, Water & People

Trees, Water & People (TWP) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1998. Their mission is to improve people's lives by helping communities protect, conserve, and manage the natural resources upon which their long-term well-being depends.
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University of Nairobi - Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES)

University of Nairobi - Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES)

The Center for Sustainable Drylands Ecosystems and Societies is one of 11 partnerships between Africa and U.S. institutions of higher Education. Some of the Center activities include mainstreaming dryland issues in academic curricula review, short courses for skill building in dryland development and recruitment of Center interns among others.
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Warner College of Natural Resources

Warner College of Natural Resources

Warner College of Natural resources (WCNR) is the largest named and most comprehensive natural resources program in the nation, and their goal is to continue their transformation from one of the best programs to the top program in the country. WCNR has a world-class faculty that not only does groundbreaking research but molds young minds in the classroom.
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