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2016 Presenters and Exhibitors#

Red Feather Lakes Library
At Red Feather Mountain Library District, People Come First. We meet community interests by enhancing the individual experience through the printed, spoken and visual word; through programming, lifetime learning, literacy and early childhood skills. We are a social and cultural gathering place and a community good neighbor.

Colorado Water Conservation Board
The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) was created over 75 years ago to provide policy direction on water issues. The CWCB is Colorado’s most comprehensive water information resource. The agency maintains expertise in a broad range of programs and provides technical assistance to further the utilization of Colorado’s waters.

City of Greeley
Serving the City of Greeley by treating and distributing nearly 9 billion gallons of water per year. We have over 500 miles of pipeline, two drinking water plants, a wastewater treatment plant, three treated water reservoirs, six raw water reservoirs and a variety of pumping stations.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The mission of CPW 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.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conserves birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. Our work radiates from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond. Our mission is advanced through sound science, achieved through empowering people, realized through stewardship and sustained through partnerships.

Platte River Power Authority
Platte River Power Authority delivers safe, reliable, environmentally responsible and competitively priced electricity and services to its owner municipalities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado for delivery to their utility customers.

City of Fort Collins, Sustainability Team
The Sustainability Team helps the organization serve as a community leader in sustainability by conducting daily operations through balanced stewardship of human, financial and environmental resources for present and future generations.

Poudre River Public Library District
The Poudre River Public Library District provides universal access to ideas and information to enrich our communities.

Mackenzie's Mission
Mackenzie's Mission envisions a world in which no child suffers brain injury or death as a result of drowning. Every day we advocate water safety education and life jacket use because drowning is preventable.

Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area
The Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area offers bus scholarships for qualifying schools to get to Children's Water Festival. In 2009, Congress recognized the Cache la Poudre River as a National Heritage Area for its significant contribution to the development of Western water law and the evolution of complex water delivery systems. The "working Cache," is essential to the lives of over half a million people in the northern Colorado Front Range.

ICON Engineering, Inc. ICON Engineering, Inc. is a locally owned and operated consulting engineering firm. Our areas of service include nearly all aspects of civil engineering. We are perhaps best known for our expertise in water resources, with primary emphasis in stormwater system design, floodplain management, and natural channel restoration.

Colorado State Forest Service The mission of the Colorado State Forest Service is to achieve stewardship of Colorado’s diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources
Our mission is to establish, protect, and manage significant regional parks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations.

Soaring Eagle Ecology Center Soaring Eagle Ecology Center (SEEC) at Red Feather Lakes is a total volunteer 510(c)(3) educational nonprofit that offers free environmental and science programs for learners of all ages. SEEC's mission is to offer hands-on, outdoor education to promote understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Environmental education with altitude!

Town of Windsor
The Town of Windsor is a rapidly developing unique community located in the heart of northern Colorado, and situated between the mountains and the plains where open sky meets towering peaks.

University of Northern Colorado The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado offers cutting-edge and student-centered educational opportunities to engage in biological studies. Students gain real-world experience and work side-by-side with top biologists and biology educators to explore deeper understandings of concepts of the living world.

Poudre Fire Authority
The Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) is dedicated to the protection of lives, property and the quality of life for all of the citizens we serve. Our service area is approximately 235 square miles including the City of Fort Collins, the Town of Timnath and the communities of Laporte and Bellvue.

Poudre Landmarks Foundation The mission of Poudre Landmarks Foundation (PLF) is to restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area. PLF is the fundraising source for the 1883 Fort Collins Water Works and the Avery House.

Aquatic Biosystems, Inc. Aquatic Biosystems, Inc. (ABS) is a full service organism culturing facility specializing in the production and distribution of freshwater and marine organisms for aquatic toxicology and aquatic research. ABS supports the organism requirements of laboratories, municipalities and corporations nationwide and internationally.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the civilian voluntary component of U.S. Coast Guard. It's primary mission is to promote and improve Recreational Boating Safety through public education, voluntary vessel safety inspections and marine safety patrols.

Rocky Mountain Flycasters / Trout Unlimited
Rocky Mountain Flycasters is the Fort Collins chapter of Trout Unlimited. Our mission is to protect, conserve and restore Colorado's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Spellbinders Oral Storytellers of Larimer County
Spellbinders Oral Storytellers enhance literacy, encourage character development and build intergenerational community.

CSU Extension Larimer County Extension provides practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Our research-based knowledge is useful and easily accessible. We are here to serve you, your family and our community.

The Gardens on Spring Creek
The Gardens on Spring Creek is the community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, Volunteer Naturalist Program Larimer County Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Naturalist Program provides opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in a variety of projects that can be the link connecting you to both the natural world and your community.

CSU Environmental Learning Center Our mission at the Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center is to connect people with nature by facilitating educational, inclusive and safe experiences in the natural environment and to advance the field of environmental education through sound research and practice.

Did You Know?

Algal blooms appear in waterbodies under certain environmental conditions. Mid-summer through early fall is when they most commonly occur.

Turning off lights and appliances when not in use saves energy

Oil and other toxic vehicle fluids end up in puddles where our kids and pets like to play. Don't drip and drive.