This guide offers five wonderful gifts that both support Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance and honor your friends and loved ones.

How this gift guide works:

1. Choose a gift to support Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance.

Browse through the choices below to find the perfect gift for the person that has everything. You will make a difference in preserving the landscape and cultural heritage of Canyons of the Ancients for future generations AND honor your loved ones 

2. Place your order.

Once you select your gifts, order online here or call 970-239-1730. 

3. Honor your loved ones.

We’ll send a card to your loved ones with a description of the gift you sent in their honor and our deepest gratitude. 

How your gift will be used:

We promise to use your gift to make the greatest impact possible. If the need has been met for the gift you select, your donation will be used for similar programs. All gifts are tax-deductible and you will receive a receipt for your contribution. 

#1 Improve Cultural Site Protection

Your gift helps to train volunteer site stewards to monitor cultural heritage sites for damages and changes over time. These activities provide Land Managers with an enhanced level of understanding of current site conditions and potential threats, which helps to inform important decision making and action to preserve and defend sensitive sites. 

Train three volunteer site stewards

Price: $24

Train all 60 volunteer site stewards

Price: $480

#2 Achieve International Dark Sky Park Certification

Your gift helps provide night sky programming that is required for achieving International Dark Sky Park certification. Indigenous presenters and astronomy experts will be invited to provide opportunities for participants to experience the night sky. Supplies include star charts, flashlights, glowsticks, etc. 

Provide supplies for one night sky program

Price: $50

Provide supplies for four night sky programs 
(required for IDSP certification)

Price: $200

#3 Keep the Monument Clean & Beautiful

Your gift provides support needed for volunteer stewardship opportunities including recruiting volunteers, organizing events, and provide materials and food for the event. Service projects bring volunteers to work on public lands, performing valuable hands-on activities like trash pickup, trail and fence construction and maintenance, etc. Events include but are not limited to Earth Day, National Trails Day, and National Public Lands Day.

Provide support for one volunteer service project

Price: $100

Provide support for three volunteer service projects

Price: $300

#4 Educate the Public

Your gift helps bring students to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument to experience and learn about the natural and cultural treasures it holds. Outdoor classroom experiences teach about high desert life, wildlife, botany, water, archaeology, etc.  Educators will receive training prior to providing outdoor classroom experiences. Transportation will be provided for students and teachers. 

Allow one student to attend a learning day on the Monument

Price: $48

Provide educator training for all outdoor classroom experience teachers

Price: $500

#5 Help Where Needed Most

Help preserve the landscape and cultural heritage of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.

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