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National Trails Act 50th Anniversary

In 2018, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails Act. This piece of legislation established the National Scenic and National Recreation Trails System, a network of long-distance trails extending more than 100 miles. These include the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the Oregon National Historic Trail, and the Continental…

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National Public Lands Day 2018

Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate the 25th annual National Public Lands Day by hosting a volunteer litter clean-up. The theme for the 2018 National Public Lands Day is Resilience and Restoration. On Saturday, September 22nd, join the Conservancy to help restore Rocky Mountain National Park to its natural…

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September 11th: National Day of Service and Remembrance

Join Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park for a volunteer project in honor of September 11th. On this National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Conservancy will be supporting Rocky Mountain National Park’s Wildland Firefighters by hosting a volunteer project with the fire fuels reduction team. Volunteers will…

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Rocky Mountain Rendezvous

This year’s RMR is back to our roots at Lumpy Ridge, where the Rendezvous started. Up to 75 volunteers are needed on August 25th, so get your friends to signup too! After the stewardship project it’s fun and festivities at Estes Park Mountain Shop where we’ll have beer, food, raffle,…

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Collaborative Trail Project with Poudre Wilderness Volunteers – August 5th

Rocky Mountain Conservancy and is hosting a volunteer trail project in partnership with the Poudre Wilderness Volunteers. This project will close-out the Rocky Mountain Conservancy – Conservation Corps season. Join the Corps to celebrate their successes and give back alongside the next generation of public land stewards! Volunteers will work…

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Westside Volunteer Event – Habitat Restoration (Vegetation)

  Join Rocky Mountain Conservancy for a volunteer project helping Rocky Mountain National Park restore ecosystems along the Kawuneeche Valley! Volunteer project will support native plant restoration and invasive species management to mitigate the impact of exotic plants on wildlife habitat and natural ecosystem function. With 4.5 millions visitors annually,…

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Habitat Restoration – Volunteer Project

Join Rocky Mountain Conservancy for a volunteer project helping Rocky Mountain National Park restore natural habitats to the native ecosystems. Volunteer project will support native plant restoration and invasive species management to mitigate the impact of exotic plants on wildlife habitat and natural ecosystem function. With 4.5 millions visitors annually,…

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Help the Conservation Corps celebrate National Trails Day!

NPS crews complete restoration work on Aspen Brook Trail in 2017 Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate National Trails Day by hosting a volunteer project in Rocky. This year, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System. Help the Conservancy…

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Conservancy Welcomes Esther River Murdock as New Executive Director

Estes Park – The Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther “Estee” Rivera Murdock as its new Executive Director. She replaces Charles “Charley” Money who has retired. Estee Rivera Murdock hails from Washington, D.C., where she worked for the National Park Service (NPS)…

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Conservancy Leads Effort to Acquire and Protect Wild Basin Parcel

Estes Park – It could have been a worst-case scenario for Rocky Mountain National Park: a “Land for Sale” sign going up on the largest privately-held, developed parcel in the Wild Basin area. If not for a quick response from the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, a 12.5-acre property would have been…

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RMNP License Plate Available January 1, 2016

New RMNP License Plate Available January 1 Estes Park—The new, much-anticipated Rocky Mountain National Park License Plate will be available January 1, 2016. The certificate for the issuance of the plate, which was approved by the Colorado General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper this past spring, will…

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