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Join us at the RMFI Fall ShinDIG on November 16!

It's that time of year again where we get to celebrate all of our volunteers and partners who make the work we do possible. Our annual RMFI Fall ShinDIG is scheduled for Thursday, November 16 from 6-8pm at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center. Live music, food, wine/beer, awards - don't miss out! More info and RSVP here

Bear Creek Volunteer Weekend: Sept. 29 - Oct 1

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a weekend of camping and stewardship in the Bear Creek Watershed! Volunteers will take part in 2 workdays to restore the former trails threatening stream habitat in the watershed while enjoying exclusive backcountry camping. Click here to learn more and sign up.

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!

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 dynamic and 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)