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Specific Things You Can Do Today. . .

  • Visit our new online publication, Transition Times--information, insight and inspiration for The Long Emergency!
  • Check out Transition Colorado's new Twitter page, and connect!
  • Contact any Member above by clicking on a photo. Every photo is one-click access to any person you want to contact anywhere in our community. Welcome them, particularly if you were the person who invited them.
  • TRANSITION ONLINE SEARCHES -- Top of Column Three -- Find what you need across all social networking sites, world-wide. Try "Container Garden", "party", or your name. Where in the world is Beau Horgan? Create your own custom search: Track changes specific to your interests.
  • CLICK HERE for a list of Transition Resources (books, films, websites).
  • HopeDance Film Library -- more than 500 films that deal with sustainability, spirituality, social justice, 911, peak oil, drama, farming, gardening, permaculture collected over 7 years
  • Hands! A Time and Place to Reflect -- Let's take a moment to reflect about our collective experiences so far as a new community. . . Record your reflections here. Come back often.
  • Visit Miltonics Video Collection -- 1200 item video library on every Transition subject. Thanks to Milton Dixon. If you don't see your favorite here, tell Milton!
  • Invite others to join Transition Colorado -- paste in emails one per line and a brief message why you would value their joining us.
  • Post Your Open Space Discussion Starters -- For any open space or similar event. This is the place for notes.
  • Upload your best photo -- ask the guy with the camera if you need assistance photoshopping. We can crop, fix, enhance!
  • Review Your Profile Questions -- Your answers comprise your Transition Resume. Your keywords make you findable on this site and in Google in general.
  • Install skype from -- conference calls, workgroups and tutorials. A centerpiece in our community building. Add LSquiresSkype to your Contacts and he'll greet you at the door!
  • Private Skype Tutorials -- Schedule a private session specifically focused on improving communications in your group, local or international.
  • Google Analytics has been activated on this site. Contact Les if you want to track the statistics.


C'mon Transition Colorado 2 Replies

Started by Rick in Website Considerations. Last reply by Rick Mar 9.

Suggestions for Spring

Started by Kate Townsend in Inbox -- To Be Categorized Oct 3, 2013.

Farm to Fido

Started by John Hoelle in Inbox -- To Be Categorized Jul 29, 2013.

"Local" food defined 1 Reply

Started by John Hoelle in Gardening. Last reply by Devin Quince Jun 26, 2013.

Community Volunteer Projects 1 Reply

Started by Phillip Rish in Inbox -- To Be Categorized. Last reply by Eric Carvell Apr 24, 2013.

Earth Day is Just Around the Corner

Started by Doug Southard in Inbox -- To Be Categorized Apr 7, 2013.

Broomfield Council to consider backyard chickens 2 Replies

Started by Jim Admire in Inbox -- To Be Categorized. Last reply by Jim Admire Feb 27, 2013.

Skype study group

Started by Grant B. in Inbox -- To Be Categorized Jan 27, 2013.



About This Website...

COLORADO TRANSITION NETWORK is an informal networking site for those interested in exploring and/or implementing the Transition model in Colorado communities. This site is being created through grassroots participation, and is continually evolving. It is a spontaneously arising effort to connect interested "transitioners" with each other and to encourage and support the development of local Transition Initiatives.


If you are interested in starting a Transition Initiative in your Colorado community, please contact Michael Brownlee. To learn more about the Transition Movement in the U.S. and worldwide, please see and

DISCLAIMERS  This is not an official website of the international Transition Network or the Transition Network U.S. Opinions expressed here are those of individual participants. Participation in this networking site is no substitute for active engagement in Transition in your community.

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