News & Updates

News & Updates

Bookstore goes ONLINE!

To search for books, maps, educational games, and other merchandise, visit the Rocky Mountain Conservancy website.

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy (formerly the Rocky Mountain Nature Association) is one of sixty-five cooperating associations nationwide that work with the national park system.

Established on July 8, 1931, it is one of the oldest cooperating organizations in the nation. Its nonprofit, corporate charter was issued on June 20, 1955.

Mission Statement and Activities

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy promotes stewardship of Rocky Mountain National Park and similar lands through education and philanthropy. Since 1931, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy has been producing educational publications, offering educational adventures, supporting research, and providing aid and philanthropic support to Rocky Mountain National Park and our other public lands partners.

To search for books, maps, educational games, and other merchandise, visit the Rocky Mountain Conservancy website.

History Club & Hands on for 2020

Join us on Zoom!

Join Hands-on History Club Saturday May 9th at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual exploration of the Homestead Act.  Interpreters will present your children with the 2020 Homestead Station Challenge for claims on the planet Obscura.  All activities can be completed around the house with common objects and recyclables.  To join the live meeting and receive the log in codes, register with samoore@blm.gov by Friday May 8th at noon.



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New Scrim in the Mormon Handcart Cold Room Theater

The scrim in the Cold Room theater of the Mormon Handcart Gallery was vandalized and in need of repair. The Foundation ordered new material, and Carol Thorup volunteered to sew the hems and pockets to make this piece ready for installation. Installation is COMPLETE! It looks wonderful! Maintenance is an important part of keeping world class exhibits ready for our visitors! Many THANKS to Jared Fleming who maintains this facility and Lance & Carol Thorup who generously donate their time!

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Volunteer Luncheon was a HUGE success!

We celebrated the many fine folks who volunteer their time here at the Trails Center on Saturday, October 13 as the snow rolled into town. A feast from HQ BBQ and cake made with love by Jean Smart at Ridley's bakery filled our bellies, and Jason Vlcan presented a magnificent slideshow highlighting the wonderful adventures our volunteers enjoyed this past year! Come volunteer with us! We promise fun and crazy weather at the very least!

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CSI: Casper Seasonal Interpreters

This temporary exhibit explores the mysteries and wonders of Wyoming through the creative eyes of our seasonal interpreters. "CSI: Casper Seasonal Interpreters" will be available during normal business hours from October 3 through November 28. This exhibit’s goal is to connect participants with public lands, and in turn with America’s natural and cultural heritage.

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