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Mark Platten

Extension Regional Specialist- Mountain Region


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, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Generational Training, Facilitation, Leadership, Radon.

Multi-Generational from UCCS, Total Quality Management – US Air Force, MBA in Organizational Development, 2-Year Facilitation Training with Martin , arcasson – CSU, eXtension Impact Collaborative Certified 2019, Emergency Management Training with Ragan Adams, True Colors Certification in 2011, Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate from OMNI – 2013, Coalition Capacity Building and Sustainability Planning Training Certification, Good , gricultural Practices Produce Safety Course, Radon Certification through CERTI, 120 hours of continuing leadership training through Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center from 2010-1018

Categories: Mountain Region