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!
August 23 5:30—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 in La Plata Canyon. Pre-registration required.
September 17 8:30 am—4 pm
Join MK 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. Pre-registration required.
April 20, 6—8 pm & April 22, 9 am—12 pm
Learn about the pros and cons of using navigating apps on your smartphone and receive training on using the GaiaGPS mapping app. Participants must have a smart phone. Contact Kathe.
Map & Compass Workshop
May 3, 5:30—7:30 pm & May 5, 9 am—1 pm
Are you a traditionalist when it comes to navigating, or want to be? Come to this workshop to learn about moving around the outdoors the old fashioned way—with a map and compass. Participants must bring their own compass. Pre-registration required. Contact Gabi.
Nature of Sand Canyon
May 18 8:30—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. Contact Gabi.