Who we are

Environment Colorado is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for Colorado's environment. Environment Colorado draws on 30 years of success in tackling our state's top environmental problems.

Whether it’s exploring Rocky Mountain National Park, hiking Dolores Canyon, or enjoying a special place closer to home, Colorado’s natural wonders enrich our lives in countless ways. Yet the places we love and the values we share are too often threatened. 

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OUR STAFF

What We Do

We research the issues and educate the public about what’s at stake. Through our reports, news conferences and interviews with reporters, we help the media cover environmental issues in ways that make sense. Our canvassers meet citizens where they are — starting conversations in public places or going to door-to-door — explaining our mission while raising awareness and funds for environmental protection.

When decisions are being made about our environment, our elected officials hear plenty from the oil companies, developers and other powerful interests. We speak up for our environment, making our case to public officials and helping you make your voice heard when it matters most. From anglers to white-water enthusiasts, clergy to scientists, families to business owners, we all have a stake in a cleaner, healthier future. That’s why tens of thousands of people are members of Environment Colorado.

Become a member

Join thousands of your friends and neighbors in protecting our air, water and open spaces by becoming a member of Environment Colorado through our monthly giving program or by making a one-time contribution today.

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