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River Goddesses

Editor's Note: This is the story of a Women's Trip that took place on Ruby Horsetheif and Westwater during the ...
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Stories and Connections: The History of CFI

A Legendary Legacy  The Canyonlands Field Institute was born in the summer of 1984 when like-minded co-founders Karla VanderZanden and ...
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Rafting Resource Hub: A comprehensive guide to packing for river trips

Checklists and how-to guides for leading and packing for your own river trip Welcome to CFI’s Rafting Resource Hub. This ...
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The 2023 Annual Report Is here

Read about the PVFC development and renovation planned for 2025, hear from the interim director, learn about the Youth Desert ...
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Build your own River Trip Library

Wondering what to pack in your river trip library? Check out CFI's staff picks for our favorite books about the ...
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Growing an IDEA

A year of AmeriCorps VISTA service with CFI Running a river represents a journey that goes beyond rowing from put-in ...
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An Early Spring Run of the Upper San Juan

As river runners, we are part of a tradition... Now...how to settle the grounds? River runners argue. We argue about ...
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Unplugging in Professor Valley

How do CFI students create a Sense of Place? On the first day of a fall Professor Valley Field Camp, ...
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To the Coyotes of Professor Valley

So it wasn’t you after all. It was just the rabbits…  I know you have more important things to do ...
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The First Year Naturalist Educator Program: A Confluence of Lessons & Memories

Not all skills are technical. Here are some moments from the field that provided insights beyond my initial training. When ...
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Rooting Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Outdoor Education

“Nature will teach us many lessons if we take the time to visit her classroom.” - Donald L. Hicks For ...
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