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updated 11/28/2017 minor font changes; 11/14/2014 GROUPS, CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL WILDERNESS GROUPS, TRAINING, THERAPY INDEX wilderness groups wilderness training wilderness general (ie, website links) WILDERNESS GROUPS (Relating to the protection of the wilderness) Great Old Broads for Wilderness 605 E. 7th Ave (7th Ave & College) PO Box 2924 Durango, CO 81302 (970)385-9577 Durango and national. Has an astute group of matured women from all walks of life in this organization, but all ages and genders welcomebroads@greatbroads.orghttp://greatoldbroads.org/ broads@greatbroads.org http://greatoldbroads.org/ Center For Snow and Avalanche Studies The Center for Snow & Avalanche Studies serves the mountain science community and regional resource managers by hosting & conducting interdisciplinary research and conducting integrative 24/7/365 monitoring that captures weather, snowpack, radiation, soils, plant community and hydrologic signals of regional climate trends http://www.snowstudies.org/ Mountain Studies Institute http://www.mountainstudies.org/ Two locations, see below. They have a very nice booklet on Wetlands of the San Juan Mountain Region/Info & Guidance for Landowners and Other Residents, as well as other informative resources. San Juan Mountains, Colorado Silverton Headquarters Avon Hotel Field Station 144 East 10th Street Post Office Box 426 Silverton, CO 81433 (970)387-5161 Fort Lewis College Campus c/o Geosciences Department Rooms 412 and 413, Berndt Hall Fort Lewis College Durango, CO 81301-3999 (970)247-7071 San Juan Mountains Association (For SW Colorado Winter Ecology Series reservations contact Gabi Morey (970)385-1256 gabi@sjma.org) http://www.sjma.org/education/Education/education.htm <Return to INDEX Nature Groups, Etc.> Wild Earth Guardians General Info, Membership and Events 516 Alto Street Santa Fe, NM 87501 505.988.9126 x0 505.213.1895 (fax) email: "info 'at' wildearthguardians 'dot' org" http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/PageServer?pagename=about_contact_us New Mexico Wild http://www.nmwild.org WILDERNESS TRAINING (see also RESOURCES: EDUCATION) Montana Aerie Backcountry medicine Western Montana 406-542-9972 https://aeriemedicine.com/swm Arizona Flagstaff Field Institute http://www.flagstafffieldinstitute.com/ Sierra Rescue https://sierrarescue.com/wilderness-first-responder-course-in-flagstaff/ Ancient Pathways, LLC Outdoor Programs In Desert Survival and Bushcraft PO Box 2068, Flagstaff, Arizona 86003-2068 Email: info@apathways.com Phone: 928-526-2552. http://www.apathways.com/Subjects/CourseAndSchedule/coursedescription.htm Utah Four Corners School of Outdoor Education & Canyon Country Discovery Center P.O. Box 1029 Monticello, UT 84535 Phone: 1-800-525-4456 Email: fcs@fourcornersschool.org http://www.fourcornersschool.org/featured-schools/269-durango-r-9-school-district Colorado Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program Durango, CO (970)884-9963 http://www.frostypines.com/ High Mountain Institute PO Box 970 Leadville, CO 80461 Phone: (719)486-8200 http://www.hminet.org/ KLING Mountain Guides Wilderness Guiding and Education 1205 Camino Del Rio Durango, CO 81301 (888) 981-7669 http://klingmountainguides.com/ (see notes with more info on Kling Mountain Guides below) return to NATURE, BIOLOGY, ETC. SCHOOLS index Southwest Rescue Contact Info: info@southwestrescue.com 970-903-8355 (office) Mailing Address: 67 Aspen Drive Aspen Trails Durango, CO 81301 http://www.southwestrescue.com/home.php (see notes with more info on Southwest Rescue below) New Jersey Tom Brown's Tracker School 928 Main St, Manahawkin, NJ 08050 Phone: (609)242-0350 http://www.trackerschool.com/ Washington Wilderness Awareness School PO Box 219, PMB 137, Duvall, WA 98019 | Phone: (425)788-1301 http://wildernessawareness.org/about/history/ WILDERNESS THERAPY Open Sky Wilderness Therapy Mancos, Colorado http://www.openskywilderness.com/ WILDERNESS - GENERAL (NATIONAL/BY STATE) General Area http://wilderness.net/ http://wilderness.org/ Colorado https://www.facebook.com/Wilderness.Stewardship http://www.coloradowilderness.com/colorado_recreation.htm https://www.womenswilderness.org/volunteer Arizona http://www.azwild.org/ http://www.prescott.edu/learn/campus-community-resources/academic-partners-arizona- wilderness-coalition.html NOTES FROM ABOVE LISTINGS Notes on Kling Mountain Guides From Kling website: Kling Mountain Guides is a small entirely locally owned and operated outdoor education and mountain guide service. We are based in beautiful Durango, Colorado. Read on to learn why you should come into the hills with us! We offer multiple different courses, but our two most popular are the Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder. All of our medical courses come with a certificate from the Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA). Dates year round! If any of our dates don't fit your needs, private/ custom courses are always available Duration: hours to weeks! Location: San Juans, Durango, Black Canyon, Mt Rainier, Alaska, Castle Valley, Indian Creek, Moab, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Russia, Africa, where do you want to go? http://klingmountainguides.com/wilderness-medicine.html <return to KLING above> Notes on Southwest Rescue From Southwest Rescue website: The Wilderness Medicine Training Center provides unrivaled training for serious students of pre-hospital wilderness care and risk management. WMTC courses expertly meld decades of field experience and training with the latest research and technology. WMTC teaches according to the practice guidelines established by the Wilderness Medical Society and the National Association of EMS Physicians. WMTC certifications are accepted by Outward Bound, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), the American Camping Association, the Boy Scouts of America, and all state and federal guide licensing agencies. http://www.southwestrescue.com/about.php#wmtc <return to Southwest Rescue above>
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