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Shanklin steps into big shoes at Rocky Mountain Field Institute

Thursday, July 10, 2014


After her first two years at the Rocky Mountain Field Institute — dealing with the worst natural disasters this region has seen — Amber Shanklin now finds herself as RMFI’s acting executive director. Hired as program coordinator in 2012, the 32-year-old Wisconsin native has come to know the Colorado Springs landscape intimately through her conservation […]

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Jewett’s dedication to RMFI creates impact on entire area

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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The executive director of the Rocky Mountain Field Institute doesn’t bother segregating business and pleasure: Rebecca Jewett’s work is her passion. Since filling the position in 2008, Jewett has directed a small staff and an enormous volunteer base in land conservation and restoration efforts throughout the region. Originally from Longmont, she came to the Springs […]

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