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.

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 17th. Sign up early for the lowest prices. We invite you to sign up on our team: The RMFI Dirt Crew!

NATURE! Photo Contest is Back!

The RMFI NATURE! Photo Contest returns for its third year and will be run in conjunction with our Indy Give! campaign. Gather up your best shots of the great Colorado outdoors for our November submission period and your chance to win! Click here for complete contest rules and information. (Pictured above: 2013 Overall Winning Photo by James Van Hoy)

Volunteer With Us!

From restoration of grasslands in Garden of the Gods to trail repairs in Red Rock Canyon Open Space and fire restoration in Waldo Canyon and Black Forest, RMFI has lots of upcoming workdays that need your help! Opportunities for individuals, groups, and a even a few Youth Days. Check out our calendar and come lend a hand!

The newest thrift shop in town, and RMFI's newest business partner, is Shift Thrift Store! Donate your old household items and shop great thrift shop deals on behalf of RMFI and other great local nonprofits. 

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