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Build Thriving Communities

We learn and work together across Colorado to exchange, develop and apply knowledge, empowering individuals and communities to thrive.

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Connect with Colorado State University Resources

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Co-Create Solutions to Needs In Your Community and Beyond

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Thrive from Learning and Become An Agent of Change in Your Community

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Partner with Colorado State University

CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension delivers on its land-grant mission by making the university’s educational programs, services and resources accessible to all, enabling individuals to act as agents of change and together build thriving communities.

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Ways to Connect: Learn About Our Work

CSU Extended Campus

Are you looking to enhance your knowledge or grow personally and professionally? CSU Extended Campus, including CSU Online, provides affordable access to exceptional online and distance education including degree, certificate and professional education programs from Colorado State University.

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CSU Extension

Access the resources, knowledge and tools you need. CSU Extension empowers Coloradans to address important and emerging community issues using dynamic, science-based educational resources.

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Colorado Water Center

The Colorado Water Center leads interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach to address complex and evolving water-related challenges in Colorado and beyond.

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Salazar Center for North American Conservation

The Salazar Center was created to build bridges between conservation research, policy, and practice at the continental scale. Its efforts span the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico, with a focus on both large landscapes and cities, and emphases on connectivity, climate resilience, and racial equity woven throughout.

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Choose a Topic Area to Browse Resources

Learn about different topics of interest to you. Find ways to engage, connect, learn and work together to co-create solutions to community needs.

Economic & Community Development

Get answers to questions about financial literacy, elder or child-care issues, or get involved in your community.

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Emergency Planning & Resources

Access resources on drought, fire and flood to help plan, prepare and recover.

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Food & Agriculture

Access research-based information on a broad range of food and agricultural topics.

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Health & Well-Being

Promote health and wellness in your community and access resources that help you navigate issues, concerns and needs.

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Natural Resources & Sustainability

Access resources for topics such as yard and garden, native plants, water and wildlife.

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Youth & Family Development

Help today’s youth grow into tomorrow’s leaders through resources and programs such as Colorado 4-H.

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Program Spotlight

Family Leadership Training Institute of Colorado

Since 2009, FLTI has partnered with communities across Colorado to implement a transformational 20-week training program based on a nationally renowned curriculum. This training helps promote collaboration between individuals, families, institutions, administrators, and elected officials as they seek to address emerging social, health, and economic issues within their communities.

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