NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment Representatives of conservation and consumer non-governmental organizations unveiled six principles for responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment in an article published today by Nature Biotechnology. The authors noted that gene editing [...]

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment2021-08-11T10:59:04-06:00

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program Governor Jared Polis signed into law June 21 legislation that creates the Outdoor Equity Grant Program, which will increase access and opportunity for underserved youth and their families to experience Colorado's open spaces, state parks, public lands, and other outdoor areas. “Today really brings [...]

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program2021-06-23T05:30:01-06:00

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement CBS4 recently produced a story about wolves in Colorado, highlighting both the recent wolf sightings in the state as well as the public engagement effort that will be implemented as the state develops a plan for wolf reintroduction. Julie Shapiro, the director of [...]

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement2021-06-01T14:28:35-06:00

Decarbonization Dialogue Subgroup Submits Carbon Bank Recommendations to Department of Agriculture

Decarbonization Dialogue Subgroup Submits Carbon Bank Recommendations to Department of Agriculture Creating a carbon bank administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture could provide financial incentive for farmers, ranchers, and foresters to reduce atmospheric concentrations of heat-trapping gases and potentially spur additional environmental benefits, according to recommendations submitted by the Carbon [...]

Decarbonization Dialogue Subgroup Submits Carbon Bank Recommendations to Department of Agriculture2021-04-28T08:18:33-06:00

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines In a recent report from the World Wildlife Fund Mexico, scientists noted a 26% decrease in monarch butterfly overwintering population numbers in southern overwintering sites. It is estimated that 6 hectares of hibernating monarchs are required to maintain a sustainable eastern monarch population. [...]

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines2021-04-16T13:15:39-06:00

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Pilot Mentorship Program 

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Pilot Mentorship Program Next 100 Colorado announced this week that it is accepting applications for its pilot mentorship program. The Next 100 Colorado Mentorship Program is a six-month program for a cohort of 10 mentors and 10 mentees designed to help connect Colorado's [...]

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Pilot Mentorship Program 2020-07-24T09:06:35-06:00

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat The following article was authored by the Keystone Monarch Collaborative, a diverse coalition of committed stakeholders - including scientists, conservationists, farmers, and the private sector - finding collaborative solutions to strengthen monarch populations and habitat. The original article can be found here. Populations of the [...]

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat2020-04-08T08:05:28-06:00

Collaboration, Public Engagement at the Heart of Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and Response

Collaboration, Public Engagement at the Heart of Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and Response Keystone has partnered with government agencies, communities, and stakeholders for over 15 years to develop planning and response strategies for disruptive events like natural disasters and pandemics. Our work has: Informed the federal response to the H1N1 [...]

Collaboration, Public Engagement at the Heart of Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and Response2020-05-15T11:07:55-06:00

Keystone Board Adds New Trustee, Energy Board Conducts Retrospective at 2020 Winter Meetings

Keystone Board Adds New Trustee, Energy Board Conducts Retrospective at 2020 Winter Meetings Paul Jarris of MITRE Health offers comments during the 2020 winter meeting of the Keystone Board of Trustees. Keystone Policy Center’s Board of Trustees and Energy Board gathered in Keystone, Colo. Feb. 18-21 for [...]

Keystone Board Adds New Trustee, Energy Board Conducts Retrospective at 2020 Winter Meetings2020-02-27T09:20:42-07:00

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health The Honey Bee Health Coalition, which is facilitated by the Keystone Policy Center, is finding remarkable results partnering beekeepers and landowners together to support pollinator health through the Bee Integrated Demonstration Project. “We know there are [...]

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health2020-01-16T13:24:56-07:00