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About Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper

Our Mission

To Protect and Restore the Cache la Poudre River.


Gary Wockner

Gary Wockner

Gary Wockner, Executive Director – Gary Wockner, PhD, is an ecological scientist, activist, and writer, and has been active in environmental issues for 25 years. Gary serves as the Executive Director, Spokesperson, and “Poudre Waterkeeper” for Save the Poudre. Dr. Wockner helped co-found the group and works intensely on a variety of environmental issues. Gary lives in downtown Fort Collins just a few blocks from the Poudre River.




Jennifer Sunderland, Coordinator




Board Members

Mark EasterBoard Chair: Mark Easter – Mr. Easter is a plant ecologist who works at Colorado State University developing greenhouse gas inventory methods for land use, forestry and agriculture. Mark is an avid backpacker, back country skier, reader, fisherman and kayaker. He values wild rivers and wild places, good government, and healthy, functioning ecosystems. He is committed to wild rivers and wild places and their protection. Mark lives near the Cache la Poudre River in Laramie County, Colorado and was a cofounder of Save The Poudre.


Gina Janett
Barry Noon
David Roy
Alexa Sample
Todd Simmons
Cordelia Stone
Doug Swartz
Gary Wockner
Mark Easter

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