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Care for Colorado Coalition

CCCSA is proud to be a Stewardship Partner with the Care for Colorado Coalition, which educates visitors and residents on how to responsibly enjoy the state’s natural and cultural resources.

Do Your Part

Follow the Care for Colorado Leave No Trace Principles

01 Know before you go
02 Stick to the trails
03 Leave it as you find it
04 Trash the trash
05 Be careful with fire
06 Keep wildlife wild
07 Share our parks & trails
Learn more about the seven principles

Principles In Practice

River and Stream Safety

From the National Park Service

Whether you’re floating down a lazy river, fishing, or cooling off from a long day's hike, it is important to understand water safety in and around these tempting waters.

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Stewardship June 03, 2024

Be Prepared for Flash Flooding in Colorado

From UCHealth

Flash flooding in Colorado’s mountains, especially in the vicinity of burn scars, is dangerous because the vegetation that normally absorbs water is gone. During high snowmelt or heavy rain showers, water rushes... Read More
Stewardship June 03, 2024

Raft Right this Summer

From Leave No Trace

It’s another scorching summer, and that local lazy river is looking pretty nice right now. But before you head to the creek with your floats and your friends, here are a few things to keep in mind…

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Stewardship June 03, 2024

How to Stay Safe When Wildfires Generate Unhealthy Air Quality

From UCHealth

It is no longer unusual to have smoky air that can mar vistas and make people feel sick during every season. To help people with lung and cardiovascular health challenges, here are the best ways to stay safe from... Read More
Stewardship May 07, 2024

Staying Prepared for Wildfires

From Camp Colorado

If your Colorado vacation winds up involving the unexpected drama of a wildfire, this knowledge and understanding, coupled with prudence, will assist you in being prepared to get out of the path. Always: Provide... Read More
Stewardship May 07, 2024

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