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The Pikes Peak region has a number of planning efforts related to sustainability, economic development, and community planning. A key to developing the PPR 2030 was to coordinate these various efforts in order to concentrate resources and avoid duplication of work. (This is a partial list and may not contain all groups or efforts currently working on these issue areas)

Advocacy/Citizen Action

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado 

Council of Neighbors and Organizations 

Dream City Vision 2020 

Green Cities Coalition 

Leadership Pikes Peak

Transition Manitou Springs 

Agriculture/Food

Care and Share

Peak to Plains Alliance

Green Cities Coalition Food Group

Colorado State University Extension Office

El Paso County Extension Office

Teller County Extension Office

Art and Culture

Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region

Woodland Park Arts Alliance

Built Environment

American Institute of Architects

US Green Building Council

Pikes Peak Regional Building Department 

Economic Development/Green Business 

Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance

Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network 

Pikes Peak Workforce Center 

Education 

Catamount Institute (see also Natural Environment)

Colorado College Sustainability 

Pikes Peak Community College Sustainability

Rocky Mountain Institute 

Rocky Mountain Field Institute 

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Sustainability Program 

Energy (Renewable Energy/Efficiency/Conservation)

Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environment Center 

Energy Resource Center 

Recharge Colorado

Teller Energy

Health

Healthier Communities Collaborative

LiveWell Colorado 

Local Governments

City of Colorado Springs Office of Innovation & Sustainability 

Materials Management (Recycling/Waste/Procurement)

Colorado Association for Recycling 

El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Recycling Coalition of Colorado Springs:  Contact Gary Rapp at 719-636-9075

Military

Sustainable Fort Carson 

Natural Environment

Catamount Institute 

Palmer Land Trust

Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

Sierra Club - Pikes Peak Group 

Trails and Open Space Coalition 

Transportation/Alternative Fuels

Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Transportation Program 

Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition

Water

Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environment Center

Colorao Water 2012

Fountain Creek Restoration Committee 

Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District

Workshops/Forums/Groups

City of Colorado Springs Green Bag Lunch-n-Learn: Occurs every third Wednesday of the month from 12:10–12:50 pm at the City Administration Building. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it pp

Colorado Springs Urban Homesteading Meetup Group

Green Cities Coalition: See website for information about working group meeting times.

Fort Carson Garrison Commander Sustainability Breakfasts: Occurs the second Wednesday of every month from 7:30–9:30 am. Locations change. Contact Anneliesa Barta at 719-526-6497 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum: Occurs the last Friday of the month starting in September through November and January through May. Location: The Margarita at Pine Creek. Contact Michele Mukatis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PPACG Board Meeting

The next meeting of the PPACG Board of Directors will be on May 14.

View the most recent Board meeting video.

2013 Annual Report

Other Meetings/Events

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