Round Up OrganizationsPosted by JAX Team | 10.18.2020
4-H is a U.S.-based network of youth organizations whose mission is "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development". Its name is a reference to the occurrence of the initial letter H four times in the organization's original motto "head, heart, hands, and health.” In 4?H programs, kids and teens complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.
IDEA WILD aims to help conserve our planet’s biodiversity by providing small equipment grants to conservation professionals around the world. These equipment grants advance biological research, conservation education, community outreach, conservation management, field training, and professional development in areas where it is needed most.
IDEA WILD is based in Fort Collins, CO.
Butterfly Pavilion is a leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion leads the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.
Butterfly Pavilion is located in Westminister, CO moving soon to Broomfield.
The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. LCCC addresses two key issues: 1) the persistent challenges youth and young adults face in securing employment and gaining work experience; and 2) maintaining local parks, open spaces, and natural lands for the enjoyment of the community. Through conservation projects and environmental education, we empower LCCC corps members to become environmental stewards, while developing self-sufficiency and work preparation skills to help them become productive members of our community.
LCCC is based in Fort Collins, CO.
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV) organizes thousands of volunteers each year to complete more than 100 wild lands conservation projects in Colorado and southern Wyoming. WRV works to empower people to take action by providing skills, training, tools, and a vision of hope for the future that catalyzes people to believe that they can make a real difference in the healing of the planet. WRV projects include trail repairs and restoration of natural areas disturbed by floods, wildfires, and/or invasive plants.
WRV has offices in Boulder and Fort Collins.
Trout Unlimited is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Trout Unlimited aims to ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy healthy fisheries in their home waters.
State Chapters in Colorado, Iowa, and Wyoming.
Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. Waterfowl are not the only beneficiaries of DU’s habitat work. Wetlands improve the overall health of our environment by recharging and purifying groundwater, moderating floods and reducing soil erosion. Wetlands are North America’s most productive ecosystems, providing critical habitat to more than 900 wildlife species and invaluable recreation opportunities for people to enjoy.
Ducks Unlimited Great Plains Region has offices in Fort Collins, CO.
The National Wildlife Federation works across the country to unite Americans from all walks of life in giving wildlife a voice. They work to safeguard wildlife and habitats on public lands: their winter ranges, migration and movement corridors, reproduction areas, summer ranges and waterways they depend upon to survive.
Affiliates in Colorado, Iowa, and Wyoming.
The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences.
Audubon Rockies is the regional office of the National Audubon Society for Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah. Audubon Rockies has offices in Fort Collins, CO.
The Nature Conservancy protects ecologically important lands and waters around the world with the help of more than 500 staff scientists. Their work includes important conservation challenges including climate change, fire, fresh water, forests, invasive species, and marine ecosystems.
The Nature Conservancy has an office in Denver, CO.
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (BCR) mission is the conservation of birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. Envisioning a future where birds are forever abundant, contributing to healthy landscapes and inspiring human curiosity and love of nature, their work radiates from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond.
The Bird Conservancy office is located in Brighton, CO.