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Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage Program

Assure the rich, vast and diverse heritage of NW Colorado will be preserved generations to come through interpretation and historic preservation programs and projects focused on the a five county (Routt, Moffat, Jackson, Rio Blanco and Garfield).Northwest Colorado.

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Interpretation and Education

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adolescents/Youth (13-19 years)
Adults
Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
Families
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

1. Interpretive Sign Program - Community and site specific interpretive sign development for a five County Region of NW Colorado.
2. Video Library Development - telling the stories of the rich, vast and diverse heritage of NW Colorado. http://nwcoloradoheritagetravel.org/videos/

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Evidence of Program's Success

1. Produced five new short videos featuring NWCOCHP interpretive themes; Forces of Nature and Ways of Life. View the growing video library at www.nwcoloradoheritagetravel.org/videos.
2. Installation of an additional 4 community gateway interpretive signs. A total of 13 will be installed throughout the region by the end of 2017.

Cultural Heritage Trip Planning

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
Families
Females
Males
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

1. Day trip and multi-day trip planning assistance and itineraries to experience the cultural heritage sites and assets of Northwest Colorado. http://nwcoloradoheritagetravel.org/journeys-roam-with-a-view/day-trips/
2. Five County Cooperative Marketing of Heritage Assets of Northwest Colorado. http://www.colorado.com/association/northwest-colorado-cultural-heritage-program

Photos

Evidence of Program's Success

1. http://nwcoloradoheritagetravel.org/journeys-roam-with-a-view/day-trips/
2. Photo of cooperative ad in photo section.

Cultural Trust Initiative

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Females
General population
Males
Teachers

Description

Develop an organizational structure and governance structure to establish a five county regional Cultural Trust that will sustain Historic Preservation and Cultural Heritage programs and project throughout NW Colorado

Photos

Evidence of Program's Success

Work in process - Model identified - Tongass National Forest Trust

Networking, Resource and Capacity Building

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Females
Males
Teachers

Description

Annual Regional Summit for Stakeholders and Partners

Photos

Evidence of Program's Success

http://nwcoloradoheritagetravel.org/2017-northwest-colorado-cultural-heritage-summit/

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