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The CFCN Presents: Branching Out

Upcoming Branching Out sessions!
  • February 22nd; 1:30 – 3:00pm | Coalition for the Upper South Platte Recreation Agreements and Amenities
  • March – TBD
  • April 25th; 1:30 – 3:00pm | Save the date!
  • May 16th; 1:30 – 3:00pm | Save the date!

Keep scrolling for full descriptions & registration links.

Branching Out: Coalition for the Upper South Platte Recreation Agreements and Amenities

Thursday, February 22nd | 1:30 – 3:00pm

Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) Executive Director, John Geerdes, will discuss CUSP’s ongoing projects with federal, state, and local agencies to improve recreation amenities as it relates to improving watershed health. John will discuss what types of agreements CUSP has signed to improve recreation, as well as take a look at a half a dozen projects they have completed in the last couple of years.

Branching Out Suggestion Box

We’re always looking for feedback & new ideas. If you have ideas for future Branching Out sessions, and/or would like to volunteer to be a speaker on a topic, please fill out this Google form.

Past Branching Out Sessions:

Thursday, January 25th | The Colorado Forest Health Council & Forest Collaboratives in 2024

Recording not available. Follow-ups coming soon!

Thursday, December 21st | Branching Out End-of-Year Celebration!

Recording not available. Thanks to all who attended!

Wednesday, November 29th | Connecting Collaboratives with USFS State, Private, & Tribal Forestry: Who they are, what they do, & opportunities for collaboratives

Amie Anderton, Landscape Scale Restoration & IRA Landowner Assistance Program Program Manager
Matt Tuten, Cooperative Forestry Program Manager

Recording | Resources

Thursday, October 19th | Forest Collaboratives and the New Colorado Forest Management Activity Tracker (Forest Tracker)

Nicholas Kotlinski, Colorado State Forest Service
Rebecca Dannels, Colorado State Forest Service
Brett Wolk, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute
Stephanie Mueller, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Recording | Resources

Thursday, August 24th | Panning for Nuggets of Science Gold: Reframing Forestry and Wildfire Management Communication
Hannah Brown, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at Colorado State University
Brett Wolk, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at Colorado State University

Recording | Resources

Thursday, July 27th | The US Forest Service and Forest Collaboratives in Colorado: How We Can Work Together
Monte Williams, Hally Strevey, Maya MacHamer, Chiara Forrester, Paul Orbuch, Ch’aska Huayhuaca-Frye

Recording | Resources

Thursday, June 22nd | COSWAP Overview & Feedback from Forest Collaboratives
Alison Lerch, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Courtney Young, Colorado Department of Natural Resources

Recording | Resources

Thursday, May 18th | Forest Health Council Updates & Feedback from Forest Collaboratives
Katie McGrath Novak, Colorado Forest Collaboratives Network Coordinator & Forest Health Council Collaboratives Representative

Recording | Resources

Thursday, April 20th | Collaboratives as a platform for difficult community conversations, managing conflict, & developing a shared vision amongst partners
Danny Margoles, Coordinator, Dolores Watershed Resilient Forests Collaborative