The Fort Collins Urban Sustainability Research Network (USRN) is a platform for enhancing collaborations among the diverse organizations, institutions, and communities dedicated to building a sustainable future for Fort Collins, and other cities along the Front Range. Through this platform we are developing a systematic approach to the region’s urban research needs and comprehensive sustainability goals. This team aims to build capacity among diverse partners and stakeholders to create innovative and equitable place-based solutions that could influence how cities around the globe approach and fund sustainability efforts.
Fort Collins USRN Goals
- Establish multiple successful transdisciplinary research projects that will advance the use of scientific results to support smart policy development.
- Build strong transdisciplinary teams that can develop innovative research and policy solutions associated with the grand challenges facing the City of Fort Collins
- Identify and apply to diverse funding agencies aligned with the projects and challenges identified by USRN partners.