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Conservation For People: Rio Grande Healthy Living Park

Thursday, December 3, 2015 -- GOCO

The third prong of GOCO's new strategic plan is Protect, an initiative aimed towards protecting large swaths of open space as Colorado's population continues to grow. But why does land conservation matter? You may think protecting land doesn't affect people, but Alamosa's Rio Grande Health Living Park (RGHLP) shows us just how personal conservation can be. Read more about Conservation For People: Rio Grande Healthy Living Park

Faces of GOCO - Meet Madison Brannigan

Thursday, December 3, 2015 -- GOCO

We're way overdue on Madison's blog - she's about to hit her one year anniversary with us! Madison is our Local Government Program Coordinator. In addition to handling grants for projects that build parks, playgrounds, and trails all over Colorado, she also handles our Youth Corps grants that employ dozens of young Coloradans on projects that help keep our state beautiful. Read on to find out more about Madison: Read more about Faces of GOCO - Meet Madison Brannigan

Conservation For People: Rio Grande Farm Park

Monday, November 2, 2015 -- GOCO

The third prong of GOCO's new strategic plan is Protect, an initiative aimed towards protecting large swaths of open space as Colorado's population continues to grow. But why does land conservation matter? You may think protecting land doesn't affect people, but Alamosa's Rio Grande Farm Park (RGFP) shows us just how personal conservation can be.

Read more about Conservation For People: Rio Grande Farm Park

Connecting Coloradans: Life at 3 MPH

Monday, October 5, 2015 -- GOCO

Jonathon Stalls founded Walk2Connect shortly after completing an eight-and-a-half month, 3,030-mile walk across the United States in 2010. He was kind enough to share his walking philosophy and expertise with us on the GOCO blog. Read on for more about Walk2Connect, why walking is an integral part of life, and how Walk2Connect hopes to address barriers that keep us from getting outside. Read more about Connecting Coloradans: Life at 3 MPH

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