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FOR PLACE AND PLANET

Innovative programs to advance environmental and cultural resilience.

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The Telluride Institute collaborates with leading artists, scientists, and educators to make change happen through freethinking research. We are an innovative non-profit organization that fosters the transition to a sustainable world.

SUPPORTING THE HEALTH OF ENVIRONMENTS & CULTURES

The Telluride Institute was founded in 1984. Crossing continents, politics, and disciplines, our programs demonstrate innovative and practical methods for building and sustaining healthy communities and environments. We work to create and advance real solutions that support the well being of environmentscultures, and communities.

HEADLINES

May 7, 2021

Telluride Institute’s “Valley Floor Day” Featured in the Daily Planet

April 28, 2021

Julie E. Bloemeke set to read at May 4th Bardic Trails Zoom poetry series

April 14, 2021

Fort Collins Poet Jodie Hollander Finds Inspiration Outdoors

PROGRAMS

Working both locally and globally, the Telluride Institute creates and advances a variety of programs to support the health of cultures and environments. Stay up-to-date with all of the programs on our News & Events page. We inspire and inform a growing group of citizens to turn them into stewards who care for their surroundings and do business with the health of the San Miguel Watershed in mind.

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EXPLORE.

Our environmental education programs are offered throughout the San Miguel Watershed, creating a passion for nature and preparing students to excel in science, critical thinking, and civic responsibility.

CONNECT.

We provide a context for community-based conversations focused on issues ranging from housing, to energy, to cultural identity, through our “Ideas Festivals.” Participate in the dialogue…

DEFEND.

Join us as we fight to help defend our embattled natural world, reaffirm the right to voice our opinions and spread our grassroots activism. We provide a platform for new ideas and voices.

THE LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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Help us defend our embattled natural world, reaffirm the right to voice our opinions and spread grassroots activism. Whether you give your time, energy, or resources, we welcome you to join us.