COCO staff and board is built from its supporting coalitions and collaboratives.

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Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative is working across the 28,000 square-mile Arkansas Basin. Established by the Arkansas Basin Roundtable ( to address watershed-health issues throughout the basin in cooperation with local stakeholder groups.



The Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) is a resource protection nonprofit working in the 1.6 million acre Upper South Platte Watershed. Its mission is to protect the water quality and ecological health of the Upper South Platte Watershed, through the cooperative efforts of watershed stakeholders, with emphasis placed on community values and economic sustainability. CUSP is a nationally recognized for expertise in: Forest & Ecological Resiliency programs, post-fire forest restoration and flood mitigation, and river and wetlands restoration.

cprwlogoCPRW   is a watershed coalition with a mission to: improve & maintain the ecological health of the Poudre River watershed through community collaborationTheir representatives have expertise in restoration science, ecology, collaboration, forestry, local government, and also includes private citizens. CPRW,  a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado, evolved from the High Park Restoration Coalition, an informal effort to address the post-fire restoration needs from the High Park & Hewlett Gulch fires in 2012.


The Greenway Fund continues to expand its impact by channeling the collective voice of our community.  We advocate for creating innovative transformation of our regional creeks through the development of greenway trails and water access, connecting the community to our waterways through recreational opportunities and an enhanced natural experience, and protecting valuable environmental assets in partnership with local government, non-profits and businesses.

FACO is a significant COCO funding partner.Mission – A collective voice and representative organization for Colorado that provides educational and networking opportunities for communities, groups and individual stakeholders focused on reducing the negative impacts of wildfires in the state.Vision – Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO) provides a statewide platform for information sharing and forward thinking discussion as related to wildfire issues. FACO acts as a connecting force that works with a collective voice, aimed at creating safer and more resilient communities living with the threat of wildfire.