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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...

Spring 2017 Youth Ecological Literacy Fieldtrips

Salida Middle School 6th Grade Spring Service Field Trip – Thursday, April 27 The goal of this field trip was to provide students a better understanding of the ecology and...

Camp Friday Winter 2017: Wilderness & Survival Skills

From GARNA’s Youth Coordinator Emily Henderson: As part of Salida Recreation’s Friday Enrichment Series, GARNA offered a 2-week session focused on Wilderness and Survival Skills January 27 and February 3...

Upper Arkansas Wilderness Volunteers Become Certified in First Aid and CPR

The numerous members of GARNA (Greater Arkansas River Nature Association) have many talents they bring to this valley. One GARNA member, Bob (Robert) Meyer, helped expand the skills of seven...

Fall 2016 YELP Programming

GARNA’s Youth Ecological Literacy Program (YELP) goals are to foster environmental stewardship and to encourage young people to explore careers within the field of natural resources. The program provides science-based...

GARNA comments on proposed amendments to Chaffee County Land Use Code

August 2016: The GARNA Board of Directors voted to submit a letter in response to proposed amendments to the Chaffee County Land Use Code. GARNA Letter – submitted August 22...
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