Get Outside!

Check out some of these images showing our local youth in their outdoor pursuits! Get outside and send us your image so we can share your fun with everyone in The Nature Connection family!

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Colorado Canyons Association is hiring!

The Nature Connection's partner, Colorado Canyons Association, is hiring a VISTA volunteer to help get kids connected to the outdoors in our National Conservation Areas. If you are interested in applying, please click on the link to CCA for the application information. The application deadline is Friday, February 23.

The Nature Connection is Hiring!

TNC is looking to hire for two positions: Winter Intern and Executive Assistant. If interested, click here to apply online.

Western Slope Conservation Center is hiring an Americorps VISTA Volunteer!

Looking for a fun, rewarding job working with local youth? Check out The Nature Connection GOCO Inspire Youth Outdoor Network Coordinator posting on our YON Page.

Colorado Gives Day - The Nature Connection

The Nature Connection would like to thank all of our partners, friends, and neighbors who have helped us get over 3700 youth outside this past year! We appreciate your ongoing support and invite you to become a member of The Nature Connection to help us connect even more youth to the outdoors this coming year! Please send your tax deductible membership contribution of your choice to: The Nature Connection, 397 Bulldog Street, Hotchkiss, CO 81419. Thank you again for all your help connecting our youth to #thebestbackyardintheworld!

For more information on this event, please see our Facebook listing.

Upcoming Events

Delta County Recreation Map

Delta County Recreation MapDownload the Delta County Recreation Map (380MB). For more information see insets.

More details are available with the Grand Mesa Nordic Council, Bureau of Land Management, and the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest websites.

Donations Appreciated

The GOCO Inspire grant application requires a 10% cash match from The Greater Delta County Nature Connection for implementation of our dreams and goals. Please consider making a donation today!

Youth Outdoor Network Articles

Read these student written articles from the Youth Outdoor Network: