Feb
25
to Feb 26

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The most prestigious mountain festival in the world, Banff Centre’s Banff Mountain Film Festival, is celebrating its 41st anniversary this year! It continues to bring the best action, environmental, and adventure films to audiences around the globe and, thanks to the generosity of the Grand Junction Rotary Club, the festival is headed to Grand Junction for a two-night event this February!

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Oct
24
7:00am 7:00am

4th Grade Fossil Trip with Dual Immersion Academy

General Event Overview:

Join the fun at the Fruita Paleo Area with 4th-grade students from the Dual Immersion Academy. During this trip, we'll be leading students on an interpretive hike through the area discussing geology and fossil formation along the way!

We're looking for volunteers to help take pictures and manage students on the hike.

Time Commitment for Volunteers: 

  • 9:00 AM - 2:15 PM (bring a lunch or snack!)

Volunteer Duties & Provided Support: 

  • Student Managers help manage and take care of students on the interpretive hike
  • Photographers

For Questions: Please contact NCA Stewardship Coordinator, Bry Kuhlman
bryanna@canyonsassociation.org or 970-263-7902

 

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Oct
14
to Oct 15

Dog Island Restoration Trip

Volunteers will be planting Cottonwoods, Sumac, and seeding grasses and forbs.  Also, we will pile previously cut tamarisk into burn piles. Passenger spots are limited so please plan to bring your own boat!  CCA will be providing lunch, dinner, and breakfast.  Please bring a side to share for dinner and an easy lunch for day two.  Since we will be working on this trip bring sturdy shoes, long sleeve shirt, pants, and work gloves.

Above: AP Environmental Science students from Central High School enjoying an educational river trip with CCA

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Sep
24
6:00am 6:00am

National Public Lands Day: Skinner Cabin Fence Building Project

Join Colorado Canyons Association for National Public Lands Day as we work to create a fence around the historic Skinner Cabin.  All skill levels are welcome. Please wear weather appropriate clothes, close toed shoes, and bring work gloves.   CCA will provide lunch and a NPLD t-shirt to all volunteers.

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Aug
23
4:30pm 4:30pm

Lecture - Historic Structures of the McInnis Canyons NCA

Join CCA and the Fruita Parks & Recreation Department for a rich and interesting evening presentation about the many historical cabins and structures found in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.  

For questions or more information please contact CCA's NCA Stewardship Coordinator Bry Kulhman at bryanna@canyonsassociation.org.  

CCA Board Member, Zebulon Miracle, will be leading this fantastic lecture about historic structures, like the Skinner Cabin pictured here, and our Valley's long relationship to the public lands found in the NCA. 

CCA Board Member, Zebulon Miracle, will be leading this fantastic lecture about historic structures, like the Skinner Cabin pictured here, and our Valley's long relationship to the public lands found in the NCA. 

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Aug
13
to Aug 14

Colorado River Cleanup (Ruby-Horsethief)

CCA volunteers enjoying Ruby and Horsethief Canyons on the Colorado River in the McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area. 

CCA volunteers enjoying Ruby and Horsethief Canyons on the Colorado River in the McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area. 

Bring your boat and your adventurous spirit for this year's overnight river trip down the Ruby-Horsethief section of the Colorado River through the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.  CCA will provide the permit, dinner and breakfast. Please make sure to bring work gloves, drinking water, camping gear, river snacks, and a potluck dish to pass.

This is a popular event so be sure to RSVP today to secure your spot! 

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