“ELK is my home away from home!”

- Niko Verras, ELK student

ELK in the News

August 25, 2021 - ELK Welcomes New Executive Director
          View press release here
August 17, 2021 - Amazon Donation
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June 9, 2021 - MOSP Celebration and ELK Education Center Groundbreaking
          View press release here
October 4, 2020 - ELK 'n Eggs 2020
          View press release here
September 20, 2019 - ELK 'n Eggs 2019
          View press release here
August 8, 2018 - Paul Simon Gift
          View press release here
July 24, 2018 - The North Face "Walls Are Meant for Climbing" Campaign Contribution Coverage 
          The Denver Post 
          Gear Junkie
          CBS Denver
          9 News
June 20, 2018 - Consumers Advocate - Essential Kids Guide to Denver
          View ELK feature here
October 12, 2016 - ELK 'n Eggs 2016
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August 8, 2016 - NRPA Grant Award Announcement 
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May 26, 2016 - Montbello Open Space Park Groundbreaking 
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April 28, 2016 - Colorado Centennial Initiative 
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July 1, 2015 - ELK Announces New Executive Director
          View ELK's press release here
May 9, 2014 - ELK Named Non-Profit of the Year by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver
          View ELK's press release here
April 16, 2014 - Senator Michael F. Bennet joins Environmental Learning for Kids on Arbor Day to plant trees at Greenway Park
          View ELK's press release here

March 14, 2014 - Stacie Gilmore, ELK's Executive Director and Co-Founder, honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for engaging the next generation of conservation leaders

View the White House press release here

View ELK's press release here

November 7, 2013 - "Engaging the Next Generation with the Help of our Partners in Conservation"

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November 5, 2013 - ELK Staff Member Deborah Purce selected as a fellow for Audobon Society and Toyota Together Green's project, "Empowering Urban Youth to Protect Colorado's Water Through Conservation Education"

View the press release here


November 4, 2013 - ELK Alumni doing big things - EcoFlight's Flight Across America Student Program Begins Today

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August 30, 2013 - Stacie Gilmore, ELK's Executive Director and Co-Founder, speaks about ELK's programs and exciting plans for a community campaign on Comcast Newsmakers


June 25, 2013 - "CO Group Fishes for Funding to Fight Childhood Obesity"

View the article here

May 17, 2012 - Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is awarded the 2012 Small Nonprofit of the Year at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Awards.  View the finalist videos including ELK and 2 other finalists, Minds Matter and Denver Bike Sharing.