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Chaffee County says “Yes” on 1A

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2018 Mountainfilm in Buena Vista and Salida

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Photo Product Ordering Now Live, Get Your Holiday Cards and Presents!

Now is the time to order holiday cards, 2019 calendars, collage mugs and prints featuring our Photo Contest winning photographs. To order, visit our Photo Product Page.

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Oct. 2018: GARNA Awards Photo Prizes in 5th Annual Photo Contest Fundraiser

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2017 Stream Explorers in Salida

The underwater habitat of the Arkansas River is a fascinating, diverse ecosystem with unending avenues for exploration. A group of 5th through 8th graders did just that this May through a GARNA and Trout Unlimited Program called Stream Explorers. The students met for 4 weeks, performing a variety of experiments and relating their inferences to what they observed in the Arkansas. “This is a scientific inquiry-based program,” says Tom Palka, a volunteer teacher with Trout Unlimited. “We guide the students to ask the questions and then to design the experiments they should conduct to answer them. In other programs, experiments are often conducted in a ‘do this experiment this way and tell me the answer’ but we encourage curiosity and imagination and let the students drive the process.” The goal of this program is that students will ask and answer questions they have about the river ecosystem and in the end,

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