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Mark Platten

County Director
Work 800 Research Dr., Suite 230 Woodland Park CO 80863 Work Phone: (719) 686-7961 Work Fax: (719) 686-7960 Website:


Responsible for conducting creative programming in agriculture and natural resources as well as utilizing new technology; preparation of educational material and programming opportunities and also prepare required reports as county director.

Environmental education, Fire prevention, Range/pasture economics (risk assessment, marketing), Range/pasture livestock management, Rangeland/pasture ecosystems, Renewable Resources Education Act (RREA), Small acreage management, Urban forestry, Urban wildlife management, Wildlife/Hunting Education, Community leadership development, Entrepreneurship education (incl. home-based business), Inter-organizational collaboration, Public issues/policy education, Strategic community planning and support, Volunteer Development Management

Categories: Native Plant Master, Peaks and Plains Region, Teller County