Welcome to Wild Connections For more than twenty years we've involved people in identifying and protecting the wildlands network in our region.
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South Park National Heritage Area Open House for 2016 project grantees Saturday January 21- 10 am to noon Old Courthouse, 418 Main St. Whether working with historic preservation, education or natural resources, hear about the 2016 projects firsthand from the organizations themselves.
Wild Connections will be there to show you how volunteers protected the N Tarryall Creek waer and wildlife habitat in Selkirk Gulch.
The gate at Selkirk is closed to protect wintering grounds for elk, deer and other critters. Photo S. Park Ranger Distrrict.
Winter in the Wilderness!
McIntyre Hills WSA/LWC, Arkansas Canyon A BLM Wildlands Hike Saturday, February 4, 2017 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (trailhead to trailhead time)
This trip begins on US Hwy. 50 at Five Points Campground and treks south into Sheep Basin Lands with Wilderness Characteristics and the McIntyre Hills Wilderness Study Area. A gravelly, creek bottom route meanders a moderately strenuous six mile roundtrip with elevation gain of 900 feet from about 6,000 to 6,900 feet. More details at Events.
This is how the trail looked on Jan 17! Photo Misi Ballard
Selkirk Valley Ski/Snowshoe Trip Saturday, February 4, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 2-30 p.m.
Ski or snowshoe as far up the valley as the group wishes, and then return to Robert's Cabin for a warm-up campfire, hot chocolate, coffee and goodies. Come join us as we check on our good work to protect the Selkirk basin and inspect the cable and seasonal gates that are now closed to reduce disturbance wintering deer and elk. More details at Events.
Wild Connections 2168 Pheasant Place, Colorado Springs CO 80909 email@example.com