VOC Blog & News


Welcome to VOC's Blog and Newsroom, where you'll find the latest on VOC events and accomplishments, volunteer stewardship tips, behind-the-scenes stories, features on VOC staff and volunteers, industry insights and more!

Have a story suggestion or want to write a guest feature? Contact Kellie Flowers at 303-715-1010 ext. 130 with your idea.

On Saturday, October 21, nearly 300 people will gather in Cheyenne Mountain State Park just outside of Colorado Springs for a truly unique trail race: the Cheyenne Mountain Run. Now in its third year, the race gives runners exclusive access to the Dixon Trail, a yet-to-be-completed route to the top of Cheyenne Mountain.


From Crew Chefs to Crew Leaders, volunteer leaders are critical to the success of VOC projects. To celebrate their inspiring work and help you get to know them better, we’ll feature different volunteer leaders from time to time. Today, we’re putting Crew Leader Ryan Durham in the spotlight!


People will soon be flocking to the mountains to ooh and ahh at the famous foliage that paints our landscape, and while there’s no shortage of articles suggesting the best sights to see, we wanted to share something new: how to be responsible (and still have fun!) on your fall drives and hikes.