Our annual summit offers a welcoming and creative space where we can put our words into action, and step into another year of adapting to a changing climate. We explore how production, policy, and people intersect to enhance working lands.

​We’re always excited to showcase ways producers are leading or informing collaborative conservation work. We dig deeper into new tools and highlight opportunities like funding and collaboration.

Historically, this summit has hosted a large variety of practitioners with a focus on agricultural support and conservation organizations, agencies, and groups. We invite all to attend, and we’d love for you to invite others who you think would want to participate in our annual Summit event.



March 23, 2022 from 10:00am – 4:00pm

Rag and Bale 
1401 Zuni St., Suite 106
Denver, CO 80204

720-486- 9798

Located off I-25 & 8th Ave.



For 2023, we continued sharing, building, and strengthening our networks, practices, and communication. The COCEWL Annual Summit has been a space where we’ve been able to come together, put our words into action, and step into another year of addressing an increasingly dry climate. This year, we hope you will join us as we explore the places where big changes, collaboration, and hope all intersect.

Lunch provided. Registration is free.


Our 2023 Summit speakers included:

Dusty Downey, Audubon Conservation Ranching Manager for Audubon Rockies

Lance and Lisa Wheeler, Rafter W Ranch in Simla Colorado.

Shannon Seegers, Red Willow Center

Tori Kauffman, Project Manager for Colorado Agricultural Drought Advisors.

Diane Lapierre, Director of Poudre Libraries

Laura Bohannon, Eagle County Conservation District

Diana Lane, The Nature Conservancy’s rivers and sustainable water supplies strategy in Colorado


Creating spaces for Coloradans to gather around land stewardship

COCEWL acknowledges and supports the good work being done on working lands by landowners, stewards, and the organizations supporting them; we help landowners share their stories and connect people to invaluable resources and tool kits throughout Colorado.

In every aspect of our work, we create spaces for landowners and network participants to gather and share lessons learned around conservation opportunities and stewardship with the land. We also provide professional development and fellowship opportunities. If you are interested in learning more about our work, we’d love to hear from you! We welcome anyone to join our monthly virtual calls and always enjoy seeing new landowners accessing and participating in COCEWL events and network opportunities.

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