2018 Headwaters Hoedown Tickets Available Online Now!

Yep, it is our 8th year! This year the Headwaters Hoedown will be at the beautiful Cross Arrow Ranch in Conejos County on Saturday, September 15th.


This year we are especially excited to share this ranch with you, as well as offer two tours in the area. One to the nearby community of La Sauces to get a historical perspective on it, and the other, a conservation tour of the adjoining, recently protected, Olguin Ranch. The tours will meet at 10:45am before the Hoedown in separate locations (please only sign up for one tour) and finish around noon and are free for those going to the Hoedown but please sign up in advance as spots are limited to 20 people each. Please see the Hoedown page for details

Local food will be provided by Pepitas Catering with music by Valley favorites The Rifters featuring Don Richmond as well as Mariachi San Luis. This year's silent auction is shaping up to be as good as or better than ever with all sorts of great local items and experiences.

Tickets, which include food and drinks, are:
$30 up until September 8th, starting September 9th they will cost $40 and they will be available at the event.
Children 16 and under are free.

San Luis Valley Conservation Fund awards $540,000 to local organizations

Headwaters Hoedown, September 15, 2018

Save the Date! The 2018 Headwaters Hoedown will be on Saturday, September 15

The 2018 Headwaters Hoedown will be on the beautiful Cross Arrow Ranch home to the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Conejos Rivers. This year's event promises to be another great day with tours of the surrounding areas (stay tuned for details), hayrides for the kids, great music by local musicians Chris Arellano as well as Mariachi San Luis! The silent auction is looking to have some great items as well! Tickets will be $30 before September 7th, after that they will be $40. More information coming soon.


Welcome Steve Crosby - RiGHT's new Associate Director!

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We are pleased to welcome Steve Crosby as our new Associate Director! Steve comes to us with a wide range of experience that includes executive leadership development, outdoor and environmental education, organizational development work and small business development. He brings a strong passion for collaboration and conservation work and a deep love of the San Luis Valley and it's diverse communities and geography.  Steve moved to Colorado in 1988 when he arrived to take a 23-day alpine mountaineering course with the Colorado Outward Bound School in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. He spent a couple of years at the University of Auckland in New Zealand getting a Master of Education focusing on leadership education and has also worked in higher education. We look forward to Steve's positive energy and the highly diverse skill set that he brings to RiGHT and the San Luis Valley Community.