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Natural Resources Advisory Board

Advises the City Council on all matters pertaining to natural resources and environmental protection issues of concern to the city.

Current Members and Term Expiration Dates

March 31, 2025

  • Dawson Metcalf (Chair), Lisa Andrews, Matt Zoccali

March 31, 2026

  • Barry Noon, Teagan Loew, Todd Simmons

March 31, 2027

  • Kelly Stewart (Vice Chair)

March 31, 2028

  • Kelen Dowdy, Sara LoTemplio

Council Liaison(s): Kelly Ohlson

Staff Liaison(s): Honoré Depew

Archived Documents

View archived agendas, minutes, and more.


The Natural Resources Advisory Board shall have the following functions:

  1. To advise the City Council on all matters pertaining to the sustainability of the City's natural resources including waste reduction and recycling, water resources, energy/climate action, and multi-modal transportation. (NOTE that matters specific to the City's Natural Areas Program are generally handled by the Land Conservation and Stewardship Board);
  2. To analyze various natural resources issues and to guide the development of city-wide natural resources programs to address existing and potential natural resources issues;
  3. To promote citizen participation and public education in city-wide natural resources issues;
  4. To coordinate with and provide input to city-sponsored technical advisory committees;
  5. To perform such other duties and functions and have such other powers as provided by the City Council.
  6. Staffing support provided by Environmental Services Department (970-221-6600).

Recommended Qualifications

An interest and background in environmental stewardship for the Fort Collins community.

Time Commitment

6 to 8 hours/month