What's In Our Water?

Lectures and field trips to learn more about Upper Arkansas Valley water quality, from Salida to Leadville, from agriculture to mines.

Photo credit Andrea Wilkerson

Join Team Toad!

GARNA is helping Denver Zoo recruit volunteers to participate in guided hikes to learn how to monitor toad habitat. 

Chaffee County Recycling Guide

The most updated information about how to reuse and recycle in Chaffee County, Colorado.

Greater Arkansas River Nature Association

Friends of Public Lands

GARNA collaborates with public land agency partners to leave a legacy of responsible use of our natural environment.

Environmental Education

GARNA inspires a conservation ethic by providing educational opportunities and experiences through youth programming and environmental-focused clubs.


GARNA takes action to develop a plan for a systems approach to countywide Solid Materials Management solutions in the areas of zero waste, renewable energy, & overall environmental health. Photo by Brian McCabe.

Creating a community that is educated about place.

photo by: John McCarthy

photo by: Andrea Wilkerson 

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