VOC Blog & News


Welcome to VOC's Blog and Newsroom, where you'll find the latest on VOC events and accomplishments, volunteer stewardship tips, behind-the-scenes stories, features on VOC staff and volunteers, industry insights and more!

Have a story suggestion or want to write a guest feature? Contact Kellie Flowers at 303-715-1010 ext. 130 with your idea.

Four outstanding nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado were honored on October 2 as part of El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence presentation ceremony in Black Hawk, including VOC. VOC received the Award for Excellence for the Metro Region in 2016. The award includes a $25,000 grant.


107 volunteers with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and Colorado Native Brew Crew donated 583 hours to restore trails, close social trails, haul away debris, and more

Denver, Colorado – 107 volunteers led by the statewide nonprofit, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), gathered at Hentzel Park Natural Area on Saturday, September 24 to restore and protect trails on one of the last known parks with undeveloped sand prairie in Denver.


VOC likes to regularly highlight our many amazing volunteer leaders so that we can share with their backstory and all the inspiring work they do to care for Colorado's outdoors. Here, we'd like to put Ccrew Leader, Karen Phillips, in the spotlight!