Want to learn something new about the outdoors with a fun, like-minded group of people? Field Seminars are typically most appropriate for adults and youth ages 12 and up but read descriptions and contact the leader for more details. If you’re interested in sharing some of your own knowledge of the outdoors with the public, please consider becoming a volunteer!
Nature of Sand Canyon
May 25, 8:30 am—2:30 pm
Join SJMA on a moderate hike in Sand Canyon, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, and learn about the natural and cultural diversity of the area. Space is limited and pre-registration required.
Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Hot Spot Program
Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers are visiting Ice Lakes Basin in Silverton this summer. They will provide locally tailored programs to meet site-specific needs including workshops, trainings, trail projects, sign installation and more.
August 23, 5:30 pm—7:30 pm
How many plants could you find in the woods to eat? There’s probably a lot more than you would expect! Join Katrina Blair, edible plant expert and co-founder of Turtle Lake Refuge on this popular, fun and informative hike on the Colorado Trail.
September 18, 8:30 am—4 pm
Join certified interpretive guide MK Gunn on a hike at Highland Mary Lakes in Silverton and learn how glaciers shaped the landscape of the San Juan Mountains during the last ice age. Come prepared to spend the day in the mountains –this hike is strenuous!
Carpool from Durango at 7 am or meet at the trailhead at 8:30 am.