Get Involved

With your support, SJMA is reaching more people than ever throughout Southwest Colorado, instilling in them understanding, passion, and ultimately, the respect and desire to protect our spectacular public lands. Your financial donation greatly helps support our mission through our stewardship and conservation education programs, while sharing your time helps us to educate others! We are stronger together!

Become a member today! Help protect Southwest Colorado’s public lands through hands-on stewardship and conservation education programs. Take advantage of discounts and news.

SJMA would be honored by a one time donation which will help empower locals and visitors alike to explore, learn about, and protect our most precious natural and cultural resources.

Volunteer opportunities for all! From promoting leave-no-trace, hands-on stewardship, education and more, special places in the San Juan Mountains will benefit directly as a result of your efforts!

Additional Ways You Can Make A Difference

USE YOUR CITY MARKET CARD:  Enroll in our City Market Community Rewards Program (formerly CARES) and register SJMA as your favored recipient. Each time you shop at City Market a percentage of your purchase is returned to SJMA.  Please log onto to learn more and register for the program.

USE YOUR LOYALTY CARD FROM ALPINE BANK:  SJMA benefits when you use your Alpine Bank Loyalty Card.  Each time you use your Loyalty Check Card of choice, Alpine Bank donates 10 cents to nonprofits and community organizations.  SJMA is fortunate to be an Alpine Bank Loyalty Card recipient in the “Environment” category. 

COLORADO GIVES DAY Every year, SJMA, participates in Colorado Gives Day.  Visit for more details. SJMA receives a certain percent of matching dollars from an Incentive Fund provided by the Community First Foundation and First Bank. 

PURCHASE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE FROM US THIS YEAR!  SJMA is once again operating a Christmas Trees for Conservation lot in the D&SNG Railroad parking lot on the corner of College Avenue and Camino del Rio. This annual fundraiser is organized entirely by our amazing, dedicated volunteers. 

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS:  Local businesses are incredibly generous with in-kind and cash donations to SJMA and other not-for-profit organizations in our community. Please support these businesses whenever you can.