Who We Are
Organizations involved in the Colorado Outdoor Partnership represent the intersection of outdoor recreation and conservation interests related to land, water, and wildlife in Colorado. We ensure that the decisions we come to are collaborative and represent all members' interests to the best of our ability. Organizations represent the following sectors: outdoor recreation groups, conservation, sportsmen/women, anglers, environmental education, outdoor recreation industry partners, lands stewardship, agriculture and ranching, and government.
American Whitewater is the primary advocate for the preservation and protection of whitewater rivers throughout the United States and connects the interests of human-powered recreational river users with ecological and science-based data to achieve goals within our mission.
We help forward-thinking organizations and brands educate, activate, and mobilize people to meet strategic objectives.
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Connecting people, birds and land. Mission: conserving birds and their habitats through science, education and land stewardship
Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the multiple use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Colorado Alliance for Environmental education
The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) is a partnership between environmental education providers and supporters who are working together to advance environmental literacy. CAEE serves all sectors of the Colorado community by improving the collective effectiveness of environmental education.
Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
Conserving Colorado's western heritage and working landscapes for the benefit of future generations.
Colorado Cattleman's Association
Mission: The State's premier cattlemen's association that serves as the principal voice and advocate for Colorado beef production. Vision: Advancing the legacy and viability of beef production for our members by ensuring a dynamic and profitable industry that promotes growth and opportunity for future generations.
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative
Our Mission: To protect and preserve the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks through active stewardship and public education.
Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition
The mission of the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) is to represent, assist, educate, and empower OHV (this term always includes snowmobile and 4wds enthusiasts) recreationists in the protection and promotion of off-highway motorized recreation throughout Colorado.
Colorado Outdoor Industry Office
Our mission at the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office is to inspire industries and communities to thrive in Colorado’s great outdoors. OREC is one of only seven offices in the nation that provides a central point of contact, advocacy and resources at the state level for the diverse constituents, businesses and communities that rely on the continued health of the outdoor recreation industry.
Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association
The Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association, Inc. (COPMOBA) is a member-supported, nonprofit organization of volunteer mountain bikers dedicated to advocating for, building, and maintaining sustainable singletrack mountain bike trails on the Colorado Plateau in Western Colorado.
Our mission is to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life by mobilizing people and electing conservation-minded policymakers.
Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association
Dedicated to promoting wildlife education and management, and upholding the ideals of our unique trapping heritage.
Colorado Wildlife Federation
Colorado Wildlife Federation advocates and educates for sound wildlife conservation and management policy in Colorado.
Colorado Youth Corps ASSOCIATION
The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) creates opportunities for young people to participate in high quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 8 accredited youth corps in the state that serve 1,600 young people annually.
Colorado Parks & Recreation Association
CPRA is a dynamic, proactive organization that creates healthy residents and livable communities by promoting excellence in parks and recreation. Our mission is to promote the parks and recreation profession and its growth throughout the State of Colorado.
Colorado Department of Natural resources
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources was created with a mission to develop, preserve and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors.
Friends of Colorado State Parks
The Friends of Colorado State Parks is a statewide coordinating organization supporting and sustaining Friends groups at individual State Parks, and building a network of citizens who work to protect and care for the places in which they play, recreate, and adventure.
Great Outdoors Colorado
GOCO invests a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to help preserve and enhance the state's parks, trails, wildlife, rivers and open spaces. Our independent board awards competitive grants to local governments and land trusts, and makes investments through Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Created by voters in 1992, GOCO has committed more than $1.1 billion in lottery proceeds to more than 5,000 projects in all 64 counties without any tax dollar support.
International Mountain Bicycling Association
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is the worldwide leader in mountain bike advocacy, and the only organization in the United States focused entirely on trails, access, education and experiences for all types of mountain bikers in all parts of the country. IMBA firmly believes that great places for mountain biking make people, communities and landscapes better, and wants to change the world by getting more people on mountain bikes more often in more places.
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources
Natural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including open spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices.
Larson's Ski & Sport
Larson’s is a family-owned business that has been serving the needs of outdoor enthusiasts since the early ‘80s!
Mule Deer Foundation
Ensuring the conservation of mule deer, black-tailed deer and their habitat.
National Wildlife federation
We believe America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife has helped define and shape our national character and identity for generations. Protecting these natural resources is a cause that has long united Americans from all walks of life and political stripes. To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and—most of all—for future generations.
The Nature Conservancy
Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Every acre we protect, every river mile restored, every species brought back from the brink, begins with you. Your support will help make a lasting difference around the world in 72 countries.
The Trust for Public Land
Our mission is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. Every park, playground, and public space we create is an open invitation to explore, wonder, discover, and play. We're proud to say that we've been connecting communities to the outdoors—and to each other—since 1972. Today, millions of Americans live within a 10-minute walk of a park or natural area we helped create, and countless more visit every year.
Trails Preservation Alliance
The primary purpose and focus of the Trails Preservation Alliance is to preserve motorized, single-track trail riding. The TPA supports and works to preserve all forms of OHV recreation including ATV’s, UTV’s, 4WD’s, snowmobiles, etc. However, the TPA’s foremost commitment is to preserve motorized single-track trail riding.
US Forest Service
We are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 43 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado's natural resources.