The CCC is active in collaborative conservation efforts across Colorado, the US West and around the world. The most important boundary spanning role of the CCC is bridging the activities and interests of Colorado State University with people who do conservation in communities and local landscapes around the world.
Connect: To bring diverse people together to share
ideas on emerging issues.
We bring together stakeholders through think tanks,
dialogues, seminars, conferences and workshops to define,
discuss, study, and make plans to act on critical emerging
Learn: To share knowledge through education.
We help current and future practitioners, policy‐makers
and scientists co‐learn about collaborative conservation
and sustainable human communities.
Discover: To discover new knowledge through
We promote basic understanding of human‐ecological
systems to support collaborative conservation efforts,
evaluate and analyze existing projects and initiatives, and
create stronger links between research and action on the
ground. Current research‐for‐action projects include
current fellows’ projects as well as partner projects with
faculty in various departments at CSU taking place in
northern Colorado, Mongolia, East Africa, and across the
Share: To make that knowledge widely available
through a network.
We share innovations, studies, tools, processes, and
adaptive management models to help worldwide
collaborative conservation efforts become more effective,
resilient and sustainable through the Collaborative
Conservation Learning Network.
Act: To support and enable collaborative action on
We support and catalyze action on critical collaborative
conservation issues in communities and large landscapes
around the world.