Environment & Ecology

Info coming soon!

How to Get Involved

Issue Organizer: Anna Vera

 

Stay Informed:

Join the CCE's Environment & Ecology Outlook group 

Register for the Environment & Ecology Coalition Meetings.

Take action:

Active Engagement Opportunities

Active PEAK Inquiry Projects

Current State of the Issue at CC

Groups

Visit our student org webpage for the most current info and student leader contacts.

  • CCLIM
    • CCLIM runs an outdoor education program that builds self-esteem and environmental respect in middle school children who may not have had extensive opportunity to experience the natural wonders of Colorado. CCLIM partners with West Middle School students.
  • Sunrise Movement
    • Cultivating political awareness and action for climate justice by both acting locally and coordinating nationally.
  • EnAct
    • EnAct is dedicated to environmental justice from the personal to global scale through collaboration, education and activism.
  • CC Student Farm
    • CC Student Farm intends to include active  space for ecological and community sustainability, based on land stewardship through intentional engagement with small scale, hand powered agriculture. Student Farming is a place for everyone to interact with the environment, and their food in a positive, engaging way, with tangible produce for student to consume.
  • Tigers Audubon
    • Tigers Audubon club where birds and conversations collide! Bird and Earth lovers are welcomed to join a group of mutual lovers. NO experience needed because we offer everything you need to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.

Local Organizations

  • Catamount Institute (High Impact Partner)
    • Our mission is to connect kids to the outdoors. We connect kids to outdoor science education & adventures. It is here that kids learn they have the powerful ability to change the world around them & even as kids they can make a difference. Our programs are designed to use the natural curiosity of the child to spark a love of life long learning.

  • City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (High Impact Parnter)
    • Department Mission - To serve residents of Colorado Springs with integrity, through competent provision and management of trails, open spaces, parks and recreation areas;  cultural and historical resources; urban forests; recreation opportunities for youth, teens, adults and seniors; and services that provide for or improve the quality of life and enhance the image of the city.
  • Rocky Mountain Field Institute (High Impact Partner)
    • The Rocky Mountain Field Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit environmental organization based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of public lands in Southern Colorado. RMFI is committed to protecting and enhancing the ecological health of our land and water resources by completing projects focused on watershed restoration, forest health, and creating sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities. By prioritizing the involvement of community volunteers and youth, RMFI envisions a world where our work fosters vibrant and healthy natural systems that are respected and cared for by the public.
  • Sierra Club (High Impact Partner)
  • Crestone Baca Resiliency
    • Crestone Baca Resiliency (CBR) is a grassroots, volunteer organization committed to implementing our community’s dynamic vision of resiliency, with specific goals in the areas of Energy, Food, Water, Governance, Paradigm Shift, and Community Development.
  • Fountaincreek Watershed Greenway Fund

Resources

Local Information

 

Documentary Films

Kanopy

  1. Anthropocene: The Human Epoch - How Humans Have Impacted the Planet and Climate Refugees are both documentaries that focus on the relationship between social and environmental changes
  2. Tomorrow covers multiple global case studies revolving around the restoration of democracy and economies through grassroots efforts; a critic's pick from the NY Times and a relevant watch during these times of COVID-19


Presentations, Panels, & Short Clips

 

Podcast Episodes & Series

 

Websites, Databases & Newsletters

Report an issue - Last updated: 03/23/2022