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Supported Grantees

Store-supported grantees receive funding through our Retail Grants Program. These organizations identify and work on the root causes of problems and approach issues with a commitment to long-term change.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Denver, CO

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado mobilizes people to volunteer in Colorado’s wild places to create a corps of wilderness stewards.

Rocky Mountain Wild

Denver, CO

Rocky Mountain Wild

Rocky Mountain Wild works to protect, connect and restore wildlife and wildlands in the southern Rockies of Colorado, southern Wyoming, and eastern Utah.

Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CCEF)

Denver, CO

Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CCEF)

Conservation Colorado Education Fund aims to educate and mobilize people to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life.

Wild Connections

Colorado Springs, CO

Wild Connections

Wild Connections identifies, protects and restores lands of the Upper Arkansas and South Platte watersheds to ensure the survival of native species and ecological richness.

Bluff Lake Nature Center

Denver, CO

Bluff Lake Nature Center

This group shares its urban natural area and inspires environmental connectedness and stewardship through experiential education, environmental engagement, preservation and restoration.

Save The Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper

Fort Collins, CO

Save The Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper

Save The Poudre is working to protect and restore the Cache la Poudre River and its tributaries through public education, scientific research and restoration of the river’s ecology.

Gunnison Public Lands Initiative

GUNNISON, CO

Gunnison Public Lands Initiative

The Gunnison Public Lands Initiative is a community-based coalition working to legislatively protect public lands in Gunnison County, Colorado for wilderness, wildlife, water, agricultural, and recreational values.

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

Golden, CO

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative seeks to protect and preserve the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks—the “Fourteeners”—through active stewardship and public education.

Colorado Water Trust

Denver, CO

Colorado Water Trust

Colorado Water Trust engages in and supports voluntary efforts to restore and protect stream flows in Colorado to sustain healthy aquatic ecosystems.

Institute for Environmental Solutions

Denver, CO

Institute for Environmental Solutions

Institute for Environmental Solutions delivers scientific solutions to improve our health and environment.

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

Colorado Springs, CO

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

Rocky Mountain Field Institute protects and enhances the ecological health of our land and water resources.

Save The Colorado

Fort Collins, CO

Save The Colorado

Save The Colorado works to protect and restore the ecological health of the Colorado River by raising public awareness and by inspiring and supporting environmental organizations.

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Weekday: Shelf Lake Trail Restoration @ Guanella Pass #2 — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

CO, United States

Weekday: Shelf Lake Trail Restoration @ Guanella Pass #2

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

This is the second of two projects on the Shelf Lake Trail this year. You’ll work to improve a half-mile section of the popular Shelf Lake Trail. This project is relatively small with less than 20 volunteers and tasks may be technical in nature as you install elevated turnpike, water

BeaverBlitz! Citizen Science @ South Fork — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

South Fork, CO, United States

BeaverBlitz! Citizen Science @ South Fork

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Get your beaver binoculars on! On this citizen science project, volunteers ages 14+ will help collect data on where beavers are, or are not, present in three key areas. Throughout the day, we’ll walk and/or drive along three different creeks to capture data using a free smartphone app; the work

5-Day Backcountry: Goose Creek Trail Restoration @ Lost Creek Wilderness — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Deckers, CO, United States

5-Day Backcountry: Goose Creek Trail Restoration @ Lost Creek Wilderness

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

This 5-day project is perfect for those who enjoy intimate, backcountry experiences and want to improve their trail stewardship skills. The 1st and 5th day will be used to hike in/out of basecamp at the Shaft House Junction (~4 miles each way, carrying your own gear) while you’ll spend the

Wildlife Habitat Improvements @ Sheephorn — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Sheephorn, CO, United States

Wildlife Habitat Improvements @ Sheephorn

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Spend a Saturday helping wildlife! Join approximately 30 volunteers ages 14+ in removing a half-mile of fencing that was burned in the 2017 Gutzler Fire and currently presents a significant hazard to wildlife. Since this project is a three-hour drive from Denver, we will provide campsites for those who are

Half-Day Habitat Restoration @ James Peak — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Nederland, CO, United States

Half-Day Habitat Restoration @ James Peak

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

On this half-day project, volunteers ages 8+ will spend the morning digging up invasive oxeye daisies from the trailhead and surrounding areas. Your participation is part of a multi-year effort (nearly 15 years!) to improve the ecosystem’s health and this is a great opportunity for families and volunteers of all

Habitat Restoration @ Moon Pass — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

La Garita, CO, United States

Habitat Restoration @ Moon Pass

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Spend the weekend in the starry-skied San Luis Valley, where we will hike through forested slopes to remove oxeye daisy. Volunteers will be hand-pulling the oxeye daisy as a non-chemical technique to mitigate the growth and spread of the plant. Volunteers should be prepared for physically demanding work: some pulling

Weekday: Chicago Lakes Trail Restoration @ Mt. Evans Wilderness #1 — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Idaho Springs, CO, United States

Weekday: Chicago Lakes Trail Restoration @ Mt. Evans Wilderness #1

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

This is our ninth year on the Chicago Lakes Trail and the first project of two this season. You’ll spend the day with a group of 15 or fewer volunteers performing critical maintenance tasks including repairing the trail tread and building drainage and erosion control structures. Work will take place

Weekday: Chicago Lakes Trail Restoration @ Mt. Evans Wilderness #2 — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Idaho Springs, CO, United States

Weekday: Chicago Lakes Trail Restoration @ Mt. Evans Wilderness #2

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

This is our ninth year working on the Chicago Lakes Trail and the second project of two this season. You’ll spend the day with a group of 15 or fewer volunteers performing critical maintenance including repairing the trail tread and building drainage and erosion control structures. Work will take place

14er: Trail Restoration @ Mt. Elbert — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

CO, United States

14er: Trail Restoration @ Mt. Elbert

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

On this project, you’ll spend the weekend working above tree line with adults 18+ to restore a closed section on Mt. Elbert’s East Ridge. Due to the remote location of the project, volunteers are required to hike to the campsite on Thursday evening and participate in the entire duration of

Family Camping: Trail Maintenance @ Stagecoach State Park — Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Event from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Oak Creek, CO, United States

Family Camping: Trail Maintenance @ Stagecoach State Park

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Individuals and families alike will enjoy this weekend in Stagecoach State Park as we work to finish a 1-mile section of trail that will be machine-cut prior to our arrival. Children ages 6-11 will enjoy fun programming from a local youth outdoor education organization. Volunteers ages 12+ will dig and

Speak Up for Colorado’s Greater Sage Grouse! — Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CCEF)

 from Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CCEF)

Denver, CO, United States

Speak Up for Colorado’s Greater Sage Grouse!

Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CCEF)

The BLM has proposed to weaken protections for the Greater Sage Grouse in favor of measures geared towards oil and gas development. Take action to save this unique species and ecosystem!

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