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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

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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.

Latest Activity -- Who's Doing What in Colorado

Chelsea posted a blog post

Alstom Donates Generator to Ecotech Institute for Student Training

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and…See More
Jul 16
Kristin Gaspar is now a member of Colorado Transition Network
Jul 15
Claire D'Gaia is now a member of Colorado Transition Network
Jul 11
Ashley Harris and David Braden are now friends
Jun 27
Cure Organic Farm posted an event

Jam Making Class at Cure Organic Farm Store

July 12, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Participants will learn all of the steps to making low sugar fresh fruit jams in class. Each class will make 2-3 batches of jam using Colorado organic fruit.  Class participants will take home jars of low sugar jam made in class, as well as recipes…See More
Jun 23
Chelsea posted a blog post

Ecotech Institute Installs Hands-On Equipment Modules for Power Utility Technician Program

Students considering degrees in the power utility or renewable energy industry…See More
Jun 20
Chelsea posted a blog post

Ecotech Institute Installs Graymark Weatherization Equipment for Residential Energy Management Program

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and…See More
Jun 19
Jennifer Royce is now a member of Colorado Transition Network
Jun 8
Devin Quince commented on George Hageman's status
"go to and at the bottom, click leave transistionnetwork"
Jun 4
George Hageman posted a status
"so how does one resign from this website?"
Jun 3
George Hageman updated their profile
Jun 3
Profile IconElise Sullivan and Timothy Gibb joined Colorado Transition Network
Jun 2
Chelsea posted an event

2014 Technology Day at Ecotech Institute

May 30, 2014 from 7:30am to 1pm
On Friday, May 30, Ecotech Institute, a college solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting American Automation’s “2014 Technology Day.” It will begin at 7:30 a.m. and last until…See More
May 22
Chelsea posted a blog post
May 22
Molly K posted a blog post

Consumers Invited to Take Control of Health Insurance Company

Colorado’s Health Insurance CO-OP Opens Board of Directors ApplicationsColorado HealthOP, Colorado’s first statewide health…See More
May 21
Becky Elder commented on Margaret Beers Oliver's group Transition Colorado Springs
"Hi Grant!  Climate Change is one of the base concerns of the Transition Town movement!  Beyond the obviously changed and changing climate, is the concept of Peak Oil... the GASLAND II at the Library was excellent!  More impactful and…"
May 20
Martin Voelker is now a member of Colorado Transition Network
May 20
Grant B. commented on Margaret Beers Oliver's group Transition Colorado Springs
"That sounds good. One of my foci is climate change. What are yours?"
May 20
David Braden replied to David Braden's discussion The LSI Chronicles in the group Front Range Gardeners
"It's good to hear from you Margaret.  Most of what we are doing is through the Urban Homesteader's group if you are interested in following: Too bad about the transition…"
May 20
Margaret Beers Oliver commented on Margaret Beers Oliver's group Transition Colorado Springs
"Sorry that I fell off the face of the interwebs for awhile. MS sometimes runs my life.  Excited that the local grocer in Manitou Springs has opened. I think I want to start a podcast or G+ chat."
May 20

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