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Donate to Support the Gulch, and our new Strategic Plan!

Donate to Support the Gulch, and our new Strategic Plan!

Give Today December 2, 2021Dear Gulch Community, What a year we’ve had! Despite the pandemic, we have much to celebrate: we completed a successful summer, we are currently working with over 20 different schools, and we brought over 1,000 young trekkers on outdoor...

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Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021

October 4, 2021Dear Gulch Community, We are so happy to share our new 2021 Annual Report! You can view it by clicking the button below. Annual Report 2021

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Grant Award from the Outdoor Equity Fund

Grant Award from the Outdoor Equity Fund

August 20, 2021Dear Gulch Community, We are proud to report we have been awarded $19,992 from the Outdoor Equity Fund of the State of New Mexico! This particular grant is to help expand our school partnerships and youth programming focused on high schoolers in Gallup,...

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Forest Stewards Guild Partnership

Forest Stewards Guild Partnership

Aug 10, 2021Dear Gulch Community, Another fruitful partnership with a local organization, the Forest Stewards Guild (FSG) used a section of the basecamp forest to train the next generation of forestry professionals. Similar to the partnership with the Ancestral Lands...

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Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps Partnership

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps Partnership

July 20, 2021Dear Gulch Community, As an organization, we are constantly finding ways to engage the communities around us, and partnering with the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps just made sense. They run part of their training for new corps members at our...

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Cottonwood Gulch Appeal Letter Spring 2021

Cottonwood Gulch Appeal Letter Spring 2021

Dear Gulch Community:When we cancelled our 2020 programs, we were afraid that our beloved Basecamp would be silent. Instead, we connected with two Native-run non-profits, and it became a flurry of (socially distanced) activity. Our staff worked with them to deliver...

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The Humble Map and Compass

The Humble Map and Compass

Whispering to myself, “Red in the shed and follow Fred,” I’m standing in a narrow strip of woods as a middle school student trying to master the art and science of using a compass. I remember thinking 1. This is impossible and 2. What will I possibly use this for?...

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Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

We want to know what you think! We're working on a strategic planning process and are looking for input. You may have already completed a survey or had a phone call with us and if so, thank you! If not, we would really appreciate you sharing your thoughts. We have a...

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With No Treks…What Did We Do All Summer?

With No Treks…What Did We Do All Summer?

COVID Relief Partnerships We invested energy and time helping our local community to build meaningful relationships with neighbors. A few examples: We partnered with the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID Relief group to turn our Mess Hall into a food distribution...

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The Big Mess Hall Project

The Big Mess Hall Project

The QM building design harkens back to the historic Mess Hall look while providing space for logistics, winter lodging, and storage.It’s been a long time coming, and because of that, we are so happy to announce the completion of our recent building project! The...

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