Keystone's Yesica Chavez Elected Chair of Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced recently that Yesica Chavez, a policy fellow at Keystone Policy Center, has been elected Chair of the Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board. “I am honored to serve as the first Chair of the newly formed [...]
Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program Are you a person of color interested in growing your network and thinking differently about professional development in Colorado’s natural resources management, conservation, or outdoor recreation fields? Apply to participate in the Next 100 Colorado Mentorship Program — a program aimed at uplifting [...]
Life of Mountaineering Pioneer, Charles Crenchaw, Honored with Exhibit from Keystone Coalition Photo courtesy of Janelle Paciencia. Charles Crenchaw is a mountaineering pioneer, even though few people know his name. Crenchaw was the first black American to summit Denali (then called Mount McKinley) on July 9, 1964. To honor his [...]
As we roll into fall, Next 100 Colorado is focused on launching a museum exhibit and a pilot mentorship program. Keep an eye out for additional detail in upcoming newsletters! EVENTS October 2019 October 23-26: National Wilderness Workshop Bend, Oregon The National Wilderness Workshop (NWW) will take place in Bend, Oregon from October [...]
Next 100 Colorado Among Organizers of Elevate Conservation Keystone Policy Center provides support for Next 100 Colorado, a Colorado-based effort to ensure our public lands are engaging and serving all people. Next 100 Colorado recently helped plan the 2019 Elevate Conservation: Outdoors for All event, which highlighted and celebrated diverse conservation leaders. Take [...]
Community Coalition Facilitated by Keystone Develops, Submits Land Management Plan to Federal Agencies
Community Coalition Facilitated by Keystone Develops, Submits Land Management Plan to Federal Agencies Keystone Policy Center facilitated discussions for the Friends of Browns Canyon and a coalition of Chaffee County citizens in 2019 who wanted to offer recommendations for a federal resource management plan for the Browns Canyon National Monument. The monument was [...]
The Next 100 the Coalition held a roundtable discussion with Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, to share members’ perspectives on issues threatening equity, expanded access, and participation in America’s public lands.