The Colorado Mountain Club's Recreation Impact Monitoring System (CMC RIMS) is the place where grass roots citizen scientists capture observable data to help public land managers monitor trails, campsites and natural resources. CMC RIMS gives you the opportunity to collect data in a structured, assessment format and provide detailed information for Federal, State, and local land management organizations.
CMC RIMS is your advocacy and conservation tool to help steward our public lands - improving recreational experiences and preserving natural resources for future generations. CMC RIMS supports individual user and organizational data capture and use goals.
CMC RIMS free features include:
In addition to the free features, CMC RIMS volunteer "monitoring" features include adding data to assess and inventory:
CMC RIMS is a collaborative effort between the Colorado Mountain Club and CANA Analytics. For more information on CANA visit www.canallc.com/
For organizations that are interested in setting up data collection and use plans, or for more information on volunteering and training, contact Colorado Mountain Club by clicking the link below.
Please follow these steps get full access to the monitoring features in the app.
Step 1: Watch this video in it's entirety
Step 2: Take a short online quiz
Step 3: Download the CMC RIMS app
Step 4: Start monitoring!
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.