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

Where Will YOU be Oct. 21?

Thousands of Waldos and Wendas will take to the streets in downtown Colorado Springs, Saturday – October 21, 2017. Waldo Waldo is the region's most popular untimed 5K walk and fun run, which benefits RMFI's trail and restoration work. Local exhibitors, music, and food trucks all added to the fun. Click for more info and to sign up!

We are now accepting applications for a full-time, salaried Program Manager position! These positions do not come around that often, so if you have the skills, experience, and desire to make a meaningful difference in conserving and protecting our region's public lands, please submit your application. Click here for a complete job description and application instructions.

NATURE! Photo Contest

Announcing our 5th Annual NATURE! Photo Contest! Between November 1-12, as part of our Indy Give! campaign, we will be accepting submissions of your best images that capture Colorado’s awe-inspiring natural beauty. Submit yours for your chance to win prizes and have your photos displayed at our year-end events! Click here for contest rules and info. (Pictured: 2016 Finalist by Mary Ellen Lee)

Volunteer With Us!

There are several weeks left in our 2017 volunteer season. Join us and help wrap up our trail and restoration project objectives for the year in Garden of the Gods Park, Bear Creek Watershed, Barr Trail, and others! Click here to view and sign up for workdays.