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2023 Impact Report

Throughout 2023 Peaks to People continued to play a vital role enhancing forest health and protecting water supplies in Northern Colorado. From providing sophisticated tools that helped direct funding to the most impactful projects in our area, to securing and leveraging significant funding for highly strategic projects, to acting as a convenor to enhance collaboration [...]

Fall 2023 Newsletter

We've had an exciting and eventful few months since our last update. Read all about it! We wish to convey our utmost gratitude to you for your support and wish you and yours a joyous holiday season. Peaks to People Fall 2023 Newsletter

Preserve Colorado’s Watersheds: Secure Our Future, One Drop at a Time

Imagine a Colorado where clean, abundant water is a given, where our forests are healthy and thriving, and where our environment supports our communities and businesses. This is the Colorado we're working to create, and we need your help. WHO WE ARE Peaks to People Water Fund is a 501c3 Non-profit organization based out of [...]

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability: The Cache La Poudre Initiative in Cherokee Park

We are pleased to announce our commitment of $30,000 to an important project being implemented by Larimer Conservation District (LCD) within the Cherokee Park community in northern Larimer County.  This contribution is a part of our ongoing Cache La Poudre Initiative, which, in conjunction with our Big Thompson Initiative, underscores our commitment to safeguarding the [...]

Cheley Camps – Main Campus 2023

Project Location: The Cheley Camps of Colorado is located roughly 8 miles West of Loveland, Colorado in rural Larimer County (Fish Creek HUC 12 Watershed). LCD has identified 40.6-acres of forest restoration treatment within the Cheley Camps of Colorado property boundary. Historic forest type is Ponderosa Pine. Species composition has drastically shifted, tree densities are [...]

Cheley Camp – Fox Creek Forest Restoration

Project Location: Larimer Conservation District has identified 18 acres of forest restoration treatment within the Cheley Camps of Colorado property boundary. The property is located approx. 8 miles West of Loveland, Colorado. Headwaters North Fork Thompson River HUC 12 Watershed. The project area sits adjacent to future treatments planned by the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition [...]

Waltonia Forest Thinning and Wildfire Risk Reduction Project

Project Location: Waltonia is located approximately halfway between Estes Park and Loveland, Colorado, off of Highway 34. This project includes 50 acres of forest treatment across small- to mid-acreage parcels within the community in addition to 1- mile of roadway defensible space work along Waltonia road from the entrance bridge up to the private gate [...]

Cherokee Park Forest Restoration Project

Project Location: The 344 acre project is situated within the Poudre River Ranch Homeowners Association and the Diamond Creek Road Association in the Livermore, CO area. This region, located seven miles south of the Wyoming border and eight miles north of Red Feather Lakes, CO, is characterized by its historic forest type of Ponderosa Pine, [...]
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Collaborative Workshop Unveils Strategic Approach for Wildfire Management in Big Thompson Watershed

In a recent gathering that underscored the importance of community collaboration in mitigating the risks of wildfires, the Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership (BTWHP) once again convened to review and discuss Potential Operational Delineations (PODS) boundaries.  These PODS serve as a vital framework for strategically managing wildfire risks and resources in this ecologically significant region. [...]

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is filled with lots of great updates! We've had a busy few months filled with conferences, project site visits, grant awards and more. We hope you enjoy reading about all the good things we've been up to. As you'll learn, we are invigorated by the shared commitment to our cause and the [...]