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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. [...]

Enhancing Fire Preparedness: Mapping PODs in the Big Thompson Watershed

Last week, members of the Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership came together for a crucial initiative—to map out PODs (Potential Operational Delineations) across the watershed. Led by Daniel Godwin, Fire Management Planning Specialist and Wildfire Crisis Strategy Program Manager for the Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forest, this mapping exercise aimed to identify and connect PODs within our [...]

Exploring Forest Health and Watershed Resilience: Out in the Field with the Colorado Forest Health Council

The Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership (BTWHP) recently organized a field tour for members of the Colorado Forest Health Council, a Governor-appointed group of influential leaders focused on advising the Governor on matters concerning forest health across the state. The Council aims to foster cross-jurisdictional collaboration among federal, state, and local government entities, as well [...]
Peaks to People Spring 2023 News

Peaks to People Water Fund Spring 2023 News

We have lots of great Spring news for you! Read all about an amazing partnership that has formed to restore the health of the Big Thompson Watershed to protect it from the impacts of fire suppression and climate change. We share some BIG news about a substantial grant we have received from the Colorado State [...]

Peaks to People Awarded Three Year Grant from Gates Family Foundation

We are delighted to announce that Gates Family Foundation (GFF) has joined our growing list of strategic investors with a generous grant to support our work in Northern Colorado for the next three years. The funding from this grant will close a critical gap in operations funding and allow all additional funds raised to go [...]

Annual Report Fiscal Year 2021

We are doing crucial work today to preserve our vital resources for tomorrow. During our Fiscal year 2021 Peaks to People Water Fund launched our most important initiative to date, the Big Thompson Initiative, a critical collaborative effort between multiple private and public agencies. We invested $160,000 in new funds for a combined total of […]

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Our Partnership with the Big Thompson Conservation District

Big Thompson Initiative Partner Profile and Projects Big Thompson Conservation District Peaks to People and Big Thompson Conservation District (BTCD) have been collaboratively working together on forest health projects since 2017. As our organizations have developed and grown so has our partnership. Like Peaks to People, BTCD is also working to improve water quality by […]