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There are more than 2.8 million volunteers who, since 1972, have provided more than 123 million hours of service that is valued at about $1.4 billion. Volunteering provides you a great opportunity to:
Volunteers may also earn an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass and be recognized nationally or locally.
Visit the US Forest Service Volunteers page to learn more.
The BLM values the thousands of volunteers who offer their time, skills and service to help care for the nation’s natural and cultural resources. Volunteers contribute to many BLM program areas, including recreation, wild horses and burros, cultural/historical resources, and environmental education/interpretation.
In 2016, the BLM volunteer program worked with more than 27,000 volunteers, with their contributions nearing 1 million hours, or the equivalent of 542 work years. This service has an estimated value of roughly $22.5 million to the BLM.
Visit the Bureau of Land Management Volunteers page to learn more.
Volunteer & Partnership Coordinator
Upper Arkansas Valley USFS/BLM Lands
USFS Salida Ranger District
5575 Cleora Road, Salida, CO 81201
The Upper Arkansas Valley Public Lands Volunteer and Partnership Program is hosted through a partnership agreement between the Colorado Mountain Club (CMC), Bureau of Land Management and the US Forest Service. All Rights Reserved.