The 13ers group provides opportunities to learn about the work of The Nature Conservancy and its partners, meet other like-minded individuals, and find ways to make a difference in the health of our planet.
The Nature Conservancy’s 13ers brings together a cross-section of Coloradans who share a love of nature, a concern for the environment, and a belief that hope and action are indispensable for making a difference. Our goal is to ensure that our peers and the next generation of Coloradans learn about and participate in conservation at a local, regional, and global level, and to help raise funds for The Nature Conservancy's priorities in Colorado and around the world.
The 13ers is open to Coloradans age 21-40 who enjoy the outdoors and want to learn how to protect it for future generations.
In mountaineering in the United States, a fourteener (or "14er") is a mountain peak that exceeds 14,000 feet in elevation. Colorado has 53 peaks that fit this description.
The name “The 13ers” is a play on Colorado’s 14ers. In our eyes if you’re a 14er you are already the top dog. You’ve already done what you set out to do. The 13ers is a group for young professionals, for emerging leaders. It’s for those of us who still have a bit more climbing left to do.
Meet 13er Jenni Mullins and find out why Colorado is the best present she's ever received! Read Jenni's story
Get to know the dedicated group of board members that lead The 13ers.
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Become a member of The 13ers: Emerging Leaders in Conservation! In addition to all the benefits of being a Nature Conservancy member, you will also be welcomed into our active community of dedicated conservationists. We look forward to seeing you at future events!
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