Ruybal Fox Creek Ranch: Preserving a Cultural and Environmental Legacy

“It was my favorite place on Earth.” Summertime at the Ruybal Fox Creek Ranch in the early 1960s was a living dream for Josie Ruybal Abeyta, whose family has lived and worked on the land for four generations.

Top Three Nature Destinations Near Cortez for Families

This article is part of our Generation Wild Coalition Storytelling series to give you an inside look at the work being done on the ground in Generation Wild communities – straight from the perspectives of the rockstars involved.

Connecting Land and Community through Our Shared Stories

Emily Spahn describes a full-day event where members of the Montezuma Land Conservancy, Telluride Institute, and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe developed a shared vision for their connection to the land and to each other.

GOCO Impact Story: For Trinidad, a dream of Fishers Peak becomes reality

One of my earliest memories is peeking out at what seemed to be the tallest mountain in the world, Fishers Peak, and believing that it was just a staircase to the skies.

Colorado Youth Corps Association: Improving Colorado and changing lives

If you’re in need of a motivating experience, head to a Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) community meeting.

In Ridgway: Meet me at the river

The town of Ridgway always had a spectacular mountain backdrop, but the front yard needed work.