On Deck for CCA - Spring/Summer 2018

 Dramatic scenes await those who venture out into NCAs during the spring

Dramatic scenes await those who venture out into NCAs during the spring

 
 

Looking forward in 2018

Whether you're a lifelong resident, a recent transplant, or just visiting for a weekend, everyone agrees that the public lands of western Colorado are one of the best things about the area. Our National Conservation Areas (NCAs) highlight and protect some of the most spectacular scenery, important archaeology, and scientifically valuable paleontology in the area. We at CCA are committed to educating the public about these areas and getting you involved in conserving them for future generations. We have a lot planned for the spring and summer; join us on an excursion, volunteer for an event, or contact us about how you can be involved.


March

April

MAY

  • 3rd - Riverside Educational Center (REC) hike through the Fruita Paleontological Area (MCNCA)
  • 4th - REC youth leadership and Leave No Trace training
  • 5th - River trip to Eagle Rock Shelter (GGNCA)
  • 7th - 14th - 3rd grade Nature Knowledge Days (MCNCA)
  • 15th - 16th - Outdoor Wilderness Lab (6th grade) river trip to Catalpa
  • 19th - Birding hike with Bill Harris in Gunnison Gorge (GGNCA)
  • 24th - Hilltop's Residential Youth Services (RYS) hiking trip (MCNCA)

June

  • 2nd - 4th - REC youth leadership training at Catalpa
  • 4th - 7th - TEN Teacher Training Program (DENCA & GGNCA)
  • 9th - Dinosaur Day at Dinosaur Journey
  • 11th - 12th - Catalpa trip
  • 13th - 14th - Middle school paleontology camp with Museums of Western Colorado (MCNCA)
  • 18th - 20th - High school paleontology camp with Museums of Western Colorado (MCNCA)
  • 19th - REC day float on the Colorado River (MCNCA)
  • 21st - REC day float on the Colorado River (MCNCA)
  • 28th - Hilltop's RYS hiking trip (MCNCA)