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Summer is almost here, which means longer days to play outside, cool places to explore, barbeques galore, and of course, a new batch of volunteer projects! As you plan your outdoor adventures this year, schedule time for stewardship so you can give back to the parks, trails, nature, and wildlife that make summer in Colorado so enjoyable.
We are sad to say farewell to John Scott, who has contributed to more than 100 projects in his 17 years of volunteering! John is moving to Chicago in May for work and, although he will miss the mountain views and friends he's made, he is looking forward to shaking things up and pursuing volunteer opportunities with the Nature Conservancy.
On April 22, thousands of people across the globe celebrated, and took action to care for, the planet we all call home. Now in its 48th year, Earth Day has become the largest secular holiday in the world, demonstrating how humans’ connection to, and need for, nature is a truly universal experience.