Featured Webinar -Transportation Systems
The Community Builders Network presents:
Not Your Father's Transportation System: How Economics and Energy are Reshaping Transportation Priorities
Featuring Jim Charlier, AICP, President of Charlier Associates
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, noon-1PM MDT (11AM-noon AZ)
Featured Report - About Town
The Sonoran Institute took public data from nine communities in Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to discover where cities, counties and towns could most likely generate tax revenue and improve their communities now and well into the future.
Join our select group of Hummingbird Circle members who have stepped up their giving to support the vital work of the Sonoran Institute.
Contacts - Western Colorado
The Sonoran Institute's Western Colorado Program represents an enduring commitment to the land, people, and communities of western Colorado. Based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, the program works with community partners to shape a region of healthy landscapes, thriving economies and vibrant communities. We provide technical assistance, build strong partnerships, conduct research, provide training and outreach, and promote programs and policies to help communities develop and implement solutions to local needs and challenges.
Learn more about our work in the Western Colorado Program:
Featured Video: Garfield Greentprint for Conservation and Economic Opportunity
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About Town: Building Revenue for Communities
The Sonoran Institute took public data from nine communities in Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to discover where cities, counties and towns could most likely generate tax revenue and improve their communities now and well into the future. Click here to read the About Town brochure. Full report coming soon!
Legacy Project Preserves County’s Diverse Lands
July 12, 2012 – A guest article from The Citizen Telegram by the co-chair of the Garfield Legacy Project and a fellow supporter on recent efforts to establish a county-wide open lands program for Garfield County. Click here to read the full article.
Open Space Values for Garfield County Highlighted
June 14, 2012 - Large, colorful maps of Garfield County were spread across tables in the Rifle Library's meeting room on Monday, showing which areas of the county might have a value or two that makes that land worth preserving. Click here to read the full article.
Downtown Rifle on “GMA?”
May 17, 2012 – An article about Colorado Department of Local Affairs Director Tony Hernandez and Rick Garcia, Region 8 administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s recent visit to downtown Rifle to learn the progress of an $800,000 Community Challenge Planning Grant received by Rifle through the Colorado Sustainable Main Streets program. Click here to read the full article.
Lenders, community leaders analyze new economy for housing
February 5, 2012 - On Jan. 25, a group of local officials, lenders, planners, housing experts, developers and brokers, as well as staff representing U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Third District Congressman Scott Tipton, convened to discuss lending challenges that have escalated in the recession. Click here to read the full article.