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
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
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
Around 60 people braved snowstorms in the Cortez/Dolores area of southwestern Colorado on Saturday for the first organizational meeting of the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance. The group’s mission states that they, “support the missions of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and the Anasazi Heritage Center through financial and volunteer resources. … read more