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CAEE 5th Careers in Natural Resources Summit

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education, Colorado Youth Corps Association and Careers in Natural Resources Initiative Partners invite you to participate in the 5th Careers in Natural Resources Summit.

When: Wednesday, February 25th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Earth Force/Think 360 Arts Conference Room – Thomas Bean Towers (135 Park Avenue, Denver)

We are fortunate to have The Civic Canopy – experts in collaborative processes – as the facilitators for the Summit. Goals of the Summit include:

· Increasing the reach of the Initiative

· Better measuring our impact as an Initiative and as individual organizations

· Connecting partners working to engage youth in natural resource careers with one another

This event is FREE! Refreshments and lunch are included.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To attend, please register by Friday, February 20th. Register at https://www.caee.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=179

Information About the Careers in Natural Resources Initiative — The Careers in Natural Resources Initiative grew from an ongoing concern that youth conservation corps and other youth-serving environmental organizations face in guiding their alumni into natural resource careers. Since 2012, more than 90 federal, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and higher education institutions have worked collaboratively to raise youth awareness of careers in our field, reduce barriers in the state and federal application processes, and increase access to information about careers and available jobs. Projects of the Initiative have included a 124-page “How-To Guide for Pursuing a Career in Natural Resources,” participation at local career fairs, organization of a career exploration week for high school students, and collaboration on the new Job Center portion of the Get Outdoors Colorado website.

For more information about the Initiative, please visit http://www.getoutdoorscolorado.org/jobs/careers-natural-resources

We hope to see you there! Please email Lisa Eadens at lisaeadens with any questions.

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