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IPWA Events

Please contact us to be added to the mailing list to receive email newsletters and announcements! Check back here for dates for other events as posted!

November 20th 2022 - June 2nd 2023

IPWA Winter Patrol Season

Thank you to our winter patrol team and congratulations to our new volunteers who have completed field training! For more information visit the Winter Patrol Program page. To see current trail conditions posted by our winter patrol team, please visit the Public Trail Conditions page!

March 12th 2023

IPWA Research Grants Applications Due

Three IPWA Paddon/Gelhorn Research grants are available for up to $2,000 each.The research topic should provide a better understanding of the ecology of Colorado high country. The grants will be awarded based on the quality and merit of the research proposal, and on the recommendation of the faculty advisor. Applications are due by March 12th and awards will be announced by April 10th, 2023.
Visit the Research Grants page for details and application instructions. 

April 15th - 30th 2023

New Volunteer Application Window

Interested in becoming a volunteer? The new volunteer sign-up window for the 2023 summer season is open from April 15th-30th 2023. Please email us to be added to the volunteer interest list in order to receive application information and instructions via email. We encourage you to read the Summer Patrol Program page to familiarize yourself with volunteer activities.


Please note that we are limited to 15 new volunteer spots. Applications received will be reviewed and ranked, and top candidates will be contacted to schedule a phone or video interview. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified via phone or email. After the interview process, selected applicants will receive a confirmation email with a link to complete their volunteer registration forms and paperwork. Training must be completed in order to volunteer and consists of online training (mid-May) and the mandatory in-person training day held in early June. 


The new volunteer sign-up window for the 2023 summer season is open from April 15th-30th 2023. To be added to the volunteer interest list for this season or a future season, please email us at

June 4th 2023 - September 30th 2023

IPWA Summer Patrol Season

The IPWA Summer Patrol season starts June 4th 2023 and ends September 30th 2023. To learn more, We visit the Summer Patrol Program page.

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