Cultural Program

The San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) develops and conducts a variety of cultural activities within the Cultural Program.  Consistent with SJMA’s mission, the cultural program provides education and interpretation of the broad range of cultural resources on public and other lands, including prehistoric and historic archaeological remains, ethnographic resources, and the records and data associated with these resources.  Educational and interpretive activities include field venues for participants of all ages. The Cultural Program consists of the Southwest Colorado Cultural Site Stewardship Program and several cultural projects.

We Need Your Help!

The San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) is committed to the protection and stewardship of the incredible lands of the San Juans and the Weminuche Wilderness.  The SJMA provides education and interpretation of the broad range of hands-on projects to improve and protect the San Juan Mountains.  Whether you can give your time, give money or become a member, we can’t do it without your help! 

Special Events

The SJMA hosts and sponsors a variety of protection and education related events to benefit the San Juans.  Check out some of our most popular events here and check the calendar of events below for upcoming events!

Please also check out our Calendar of preservation related events below and help us make a difference!


SJMA has a wide variety of volunteer programs to meet a broad range interests and needs.