What's Inside

Introduction

You Mean We Get to Boss Around Adults?
By Patrick Marti

Youth at work

“We’re the next generation to take over this land,” said Seth Blum, a 17-year-old New Vista High School senior, at the completion of his first WRV project as a Project Leader. “If we’re not willing to take care of the land, then who will?”

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E.D. Corner
by Ed Self, Executive Director

November 16, 2014
This time last year, we were reeling from the flood, overwhelmed by immediate threats and the long recovery process to come. One year later, WRV has completed over 20 flood recovery projects in the Big Thompson, St Vrain....

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Staff Profile — Patrick Marti
by Mary Eldrad

Patrick Marti

"I’m still a kid at heart," says Patrick Marti, who joined WRV in March as the organization’s first full-time Youth & Inclusiveness Coordinator. "That’s definitely part of the reason I love this job so much. It’s hard to beat spending a day outside helping youth connect with nature."

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Project Season Summary 2014

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Volunteer Profile - Sarah Groenwald
by Amy Gage

Sarah Groenwald

Imagine a volunteer who can wield a chainsaw in the morning and a kitchen knife in the afternoon; the first one up making coffee at dawn and the last one putting out the fire at night. If you had a hearty hot supper at a project this season, the irrepressible Sarah Groenwald may...

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Youth Program
by Patrick Marti

From the shores of Sombrero Marsh to the trails of Eldorado Canyon, WRV’s Youth Program reached new heights in 2014. Following the incredible success of WRV’s first ever youth-led project along South Boulder Creek in April, we engaged more youth in hands-on stewardship...

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Trails Time

Beloved trails need YOU to learn advanced trail skills, rock skills, and chainsaw skills....

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2014 Tangible Results

Read more about the tangible results of WRV's 2013 projects.

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