Stewardship • Education • Research

Dirt • Rocks • Fun

Rocky Mountain Field Institute is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of public lands in Southern Colorado. RMFI is committed to protecting and enhancing the ecological health of our land and water resources by completing projects focused on watershed restoration, forest health, and sustainable recreation areas. 


Our education programs develop the next generation of environmental leaders with hands-on lessons in magnificent natural areas.

Timber Step Training

Looking to "step up" your trail volunteering or crew leading skills? Join us for a Timber Step Training on Saturday, May 30! We'll be teaching timber step construction while placing steps in the new Mt. Muscoco Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon. 

Celebrate Our Trails!

Show your love for our local trails at the City of Colorado Springs' annual National Trails Day volunteer event! Supported by the Friends of Ute Valley Park, REI, Trails and Open Space Coalition, and RMFI, we will be working on the wonderful trails of Ute Valley Park. National Trails Day 2015 is Saturday, June 6. 

Summer Youth "Dirt Camp" happening August 3-7!

We are partnering with Catamount Institute to host a summer camp for youth ages 10-12. This educational service camp will give participants the chance to get their hands dirty while working and learning about soils and underground ecosystems in Garden of the Gods! Receive a camp discount with the checkout code: RMFI

Volunteer With RMFI

Get dirty and give back by joining RMFI on a workday. We work in some of our region's most spectacular sites. Join us!

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