Greater Arkansas River Nature Association

Hike: A Wildlife Wander

A GARNA hike at dusk with Ryan Kempfer and Chris Kassar from Elk Raven Photography

Virtual GARNA Lecture: Monarch Pass Forest & Watershed Health Project

Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative Lead Forester Andy Lerch will discuss the spruce beetle that has caused widespread tree mortality and the innovative forestry work that ARWC and the US Forest Service are using to address this problem.

Nature Camp 2021

Registration is now open to Members!
There will be 6 week-long sessions this year, 3 in Salida and 3 in Buena Vista!

GARNA Photo Products

Purchase notecards, calendars and canvas or metal prints of the top photos from GARNA’s Photo Contest Fundraiser.

Hike: Monarch Pass Forest & Watershed Health Project

 Join GARNA and Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative Lead Forester Andy Lerch for an interpretive hike through the areas ARWC and the US Forest Service have worked so hard to protect

Creating a community that is educated about place.

photo by: John McCarthy

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.

Chaffee Green Sustainability

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: Andrea Wilkerson