Make your voice heard Take action on issues that matter to you

Take action on issues that matter to you To protect our beloved backcountry, wildlands and environment, it takes a community movement! That’s where you come in. We need creative, attention-getting and sometimes massive displays of public support to make our message heard from our small community all the way to Washington DC. A lot of little actions can add up to something big. What is advocacy? Advocacy is calling on your elected officials to take action in support of a cause or issue. As an advocate, you ask policymakers to support and promote policies that positively impact our lives, our [...]

Make your voice heard Take action on issues that matter to you2020-01-17T21:46:27+00:00

Snowshoeing with Defiende

Snowshoeing started thousands of years ago as an essential mode of winter transportation, and has since evolved into a popular recreational activity that is supported by Colorado’s high-altitude winter weather and amazing trail systems. If you’ve never done it before, you might ask, why go snowshoeing? Here are a few reasons: It’s great winter exercise: stay in shape even when the snow falls. Snowshoeing is an excellent low-impact aerobic exercise. It’s a great social activity: all ages and ability levels can enjoy the sport together. It’s inexpensive: snowshoeing is affordably priced. Your required gear includes snowshoes and appropriate cold weather [...]

Snowshoeing with Defiende2020-01-17T21:41:37+00:00

Tierras públicas una causa perfecta para integrar comunidades

El pasado mes de junio, Wilderness Workshop lanzo su nuevo programa Defiende Nuestra Tierra comúnmente llamado Defiende como corto. Wilderness Workshop noto al igual que muchos de ustedes; el significativo crecimiento que tiene la población latina en nuestro valle y sus alrededores. A través de este programa Wilderness Workshop se ha uniendo a un esfuerzo colectivo en ser una asociación que es diversa, incluyente y siempre viendo hacia el futuro. El programa Defiende ha tenido un alcance significativo en sus esfuerzos de integración y unión comunitaria, como su prioridad la educación acerca de nuestras tierras públicas, tanto el Servicio Forestal como [...]

Tierras públicas una causa perfecta para integrar comunidades2018-11-09T14:30:20+00:00

Wilderness Workshop launches Defiende Nuestra Tierra program in effort to engage local Latino communities

Wilderness Workshop has announced the start of a new program called Defiende Nuestra Tierra. Spanish for Defend Our Land, the outreach will serve as an outlet for the Roaring Fork Valley and Colorado River Latino communities to voice their opinions regarding issues concerning public lands. To welcome the new Defiende program, Wilderness Workshop will host The Latinos For Public Lands Community Party Saturday from 1-3 p.m. in Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The free event will include barbecue, corn hole, volleyball, basketball and live music from Sleepy Justice, as well as brief comments about current threats to public lands and what [...]

Wilderness Workshop launches Defiende Nuestra Tierra program in effort to engage local Latino communities2018-06-01T15:29:25+00:00