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Environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region. Keep up with all the organizations and events making our area a better place to live.

Several environment/sustainability organizations in the Pikes Peak region collaborate to produce the Peak Environment Podcast:

Colorado Springs Office of Innovation

Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum

Pikes Peak Group of the Sierra Club

Pikes Peak Permaculture

This podcast is part of the Studio 809 podcast collaborative.

Dec 7, 2021

Learn about opportunities to lower your carbon footprint by getting around town without a car. Electric scooters, all-electric buses and trains are among the topics.

Jeff Hoover - Veo
Brian Vitulli - Planning Supervisor, City of Colorado Springs Public Works, Transit Services Division (Mountain...

Nov 16, 2021

What should be considered in designing projects to address environmental issues, and how can we best integrate these? In designing projects to address environmental issues, we often underestimate the influence of social, financial and legal systems. Konrad Schlarbaum explores these systems using a permaculture framework...

Oct 23, 2021

How and why has Colorado Springs grown to be the second largest city in Colorado, and what are the environmental implications of this? John Harner, author of the new book, Profiting from the Peak, shares highlights from the book. Harner is a professor of Geography at UCCS.


Speaker’s Slides

Sep 22, 2021

Creek Week events give you an opportunity to take care of our local water resource. It’s the largest watershed clean-up in the state of Colorado. Fountain Creek Watershed Outreach Coordinator Alli Schuch shares the exciting events offered during Creek Week, September 25 – October 3, 2021. Also get an update on the...

Sep 8, 2021

How do our local city and county governments compare to other communities in Colorado and the nation? How does this affect our quality of life? Get an advance look at the Local Government section of the Pikes Peak United Way Quality of Life Indicators Report, Peak Progress.

Andy Gunning, Executive Director of Pikes...