Great Outdoors Colorado Invests $9.2 Million

Great Outdoors Colorado – GOCO announced it has invested $9.2 million for trails, planning and conservation across Colorado. Among its grants is $75,000 toward Ignite Interest in Natural Resources Careers, supporting the Town of Oak Creek in partnership with CYCA and Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE). CAEE and CYCA will create a plan to make a CareersGo to Article

Fall Friends Reception 2019

It’s time for our Fall Friends Reception! Mark you calendars now. This event will be on Thursday, November 7th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the historic Golden Hotel (800 11th Street in beautiful downtown Golden). The event is free, and your first drink is complementary from the CYCA family. This is our chanceGo to Article

Spotlight: Chelsea Herbertson

The Road from Intern to Federal Employee Chelsea Herbertson was an intern with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s Colorado State Office in Lakewood, working as a geographic information systems (GIS) specialist through Western Colorado Conservation Corps. Today, she is a federal employee! Here is what the 24-year-old shared with us about her experience. Key rolesGo to Article

Hitting the Trail with REI and RMYC

You might know it as the Second Avenue Trailhead. Or Zack’s Stop Trailhead. Or Rainbow Lake Trailhead. But whatever moniker you use for the trail in Frisco, that’s where CYCA spent a day with REI and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps last week! Together we crushed it. Rocks, that is. We also cut and installed beams,Go to Article

Careers in Natural Resources Training Workshop

For career influencers reaching 18- to 24-year-olds Are you a staff or faculty member in higher education, a nonprofit staffer or an HR professional? Please join the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education and the Colorado Youth Corps Association at our upcoming Careers in Natural Resources Training Workshop, where we will provide you with tools andGo to Article

Swimming in Service Projects with Denver Water

Corps are swimming in service projects this year, thanks to a contract CYCA has signed with Denver Water. Check out everything that will be accomplished in just five weeks! High Line Canal: Mile High Youth Corps will remove and chip brush and trees. Cheesman Reservoir: Mile High Youth Corps will remove overgrowth from trees on theGo to Article

CWCB Selects a Plethora of Projects

Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) has generously awarded $60,000 to CYCA for a variety of projects across the state! CWCB has selected the following corps projects, which will be completed by three conservation corps between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020: Meadows Greenbelt and Dutch Creek Drainage Russian Olive Removal: Mile High Youth CorpsGo to Article

Serve Colorado Gives CYCA Grant for Youth Corps Projects

CYCA is proud to receive our third year of funding for AmeriCorps service projects from Serve Colorado! With this grant, corps will place 414 members across the state on projects focused on disaster relief, proactive mitigation activities, protection and strengthening of outdoor recreation infrastructure, and installation of energy efficiency measures in low-income homes. On behalf ofGo to Article

CYCA and GOCO Announce $500,000 in Funding for 2020

CYCA and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Announce Funding Opportunity for 2020 GOCO projects collaborating with youth corps. Organizations wishing to apply for a portion of the $500,000 in 2020 GOCO funding should download the RFP here.  Click on Go To Article to access the RFP. Deadline for Submission is 4pm MDT on Thursday, September 19,Go to Article