About Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance

Founded in the spring of 2013, Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance supports the missions of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and the Anasazi Heritage Center through financial and volunteer resources. Their mission focuses on the preservation of the irreplaceable cultural and natural landscape through education and research. They foster communications with local, tribal and national communities about this great area.

From the blog

  • 04.20.16

    The incredible accomplishments of the Friends Grassroots Network

    Let’s Begin With Thank You In honor of National Volunteer Week, the staff of the Conservation Lands Foundation would like to say thank you to the people who are part of the Friends Grassroots Network, made up of 63 of the best, most effective non-profit conservation organizations working in the U.S. today. … read more

  • 04.29.14

    Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance Volunteers: Stewardship Prevails

    Last weekend volunteers with the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance headed out to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument to close a rogue road and repair damage caused by three people who were illegally cutting juniper trees inside the monument for firewood. The three were arrested last winter and eventually required … read more

  • 08.20.13

    World Class Resources, Shoestring Budget: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

    This week the Durango Herald highlighted one of the most important areas in the National Conservation Lands: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.  Located in southwest Colorado, Canyons of the Ancients contains more than 6000 archeological sites and exceptional recreational opportunities. As the Herald points out, the Bureau of Land … read more

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