2013 Colorado Collaboration Award Winner

Managed by Delta-based nonprofit Uncompahgre/Com, the Western Colorado Landscape Collaborative is a partnership of federal and state agencies, including environmental agencies and local utilities, which works to strengthen ecosystems, improve wildlife habitats, and reduce fire danger in Western Colorado’s natural spaces. The Western Colorado Landscape Collaborative’s core partners include the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Western Area Power Administration, and Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association. The Collaborative has previously won national awards for its successes in forest restoration, weed management, and fire prevention. The group has also been nationally recognized for its fire prevention work along power lines to improve forest diversity, increase wildlife habitat and keep electricity flowing safely.

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