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About Us

Partners

Great Outdoors Colorado
The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board provides Colorado Lottery funds for designated projects, statewide. GOCO funds paid completely for the implementation, design, and collaboration of the Colorado Birding Trail. The CBT website and printed guide are also paid for with GOCO funds, and are provided to Colorado residents and visitors free of charge. Show your support for wildlife and GOCO, play a Colorado Lottery Cash 5, Scratch, Lotto or Powerball game and help to fund other great Colorado wildlife and parks projects!

American Birding Association
The ABA provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding. We are the only organization in North America that specifically caters to recreational birders. We also contribute to bird and bird habitat conservation through our varied programs.

Audubon Colorado
Audubon Colorado exists to inspire and work with people to conserve, restore and enjoy natural habitats in our state. We focus on birds and other wildlife through education, research, careful use of our resources, and by serving as strong voices for the natural world.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Our mission is to conserve birds of the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, and Intermountain West and the habitats on which they depend through research, monitoring, education, and outreach.

Colorado Field Ornithologists
CFO is a non-profit statewide organization open to anyone interested in birds, including recreational birders and professional ornithologists. The diversity of our members’ interests creates a dynamic organization and offers learning opportunities for all.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.

Playa Lakes Joint Venture
The Playa Lakes Joint Venture’s (PLJV) mission is to conserve playa lakes, other wetlands and associated landscapes through partnerships for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people.

CryBaby Design
CryBaby Design is a design studio specializing in web design & development, branding and print design for clients ranging from non-profit organizations to the Fortune 500. A great deal of their work focuses on the conservation, wildlife and organic/natural lifestyle industries.

Photography Credits

Bill Schmoker
Bill Schmoker is a science teacher, birder, and skilled photographer. Many of the wildlife images on this site are provided through his generosity. You can learn more about Bill by visiting his website or bird blog.

Glenn Giroir
Several photos used on the Colorado Birding Trail website are from Glenn Giroir. To see more of his unique images, please visit his photostream on Flickr.

Additional Credits: John Koshak for his vision, Nathan Pieplow and Andrew Spencer for all their hard work, Jennifer Kleffner, Dave Lovell, Renee Herring, Trina Romero, and Dean Riggs from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Glenn Giroir, and the friendly people of Colorado who have embraced and implemented the Colorado Birding Trail vision for healthy wildlife resources and vigorous economies in their communities.