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. 


RMFI builds and maintains many trails at Shelf Road Climbing Area
RMFI works throughout the Southern Rockies in wildlands, parklands, popular recreation areas, and wilderness areas.

RMFI is back in Indy Give!

RMFI is honored to have been selected as one of 88 nonprofits in the Pikes Peak Region to participate in the annual Indy Give! campaign through the Colorado Springs Independent and the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. The campaign kicks off in November and will run through December 31, 2015. Keep your eye out for more information on how you can participate and Give! back to your favorite local nonprofits. 

Summer Youth "Dirt Camp" - August 3rd-7th

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

Find Us At The Waldo Waldo 5K!

Registration is now open for the 4th annual Waldo Waldo 5K Fun Run and Walk Fundraiser, happening on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Sign up early for the lowest prices. We invite you to sign up on our team: The RMFI Dirt Crew!

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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