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.



Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is a recipient of the distinguished El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence for the Metro Region in 2016. The award includes a $25,000 grant. 

VOC will be among a select few other outstanding nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado honored during El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence Presentation Ceremony and Dinner on October 2 in Black Hawk. 

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Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and as the unofficial kick-off to summer, many Americans will begin vacation adventures that will take them to our nation’s spectacular public lands. In perfect timing, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this month that establishes a new state holiday to commemorate Colorado’s federal, state, and local public lands. Starting in 2017, the third Saturday in May will be Colorado Public Lands Day.

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For five years, the statewide volunteer organization Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has partnered with Grow Local Colorado to grow vegetables in Denver’s city parks, at the Colorado Governor's Mansion, and at various community nonprofits.

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With the heart of project season right upon us, it's time to ramp up for another incredibly rewarding and successful season of caring for Colorado -- and we need your help!

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