Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

About WRV

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is a non-profit organization that provides an opportunity for people to come together, learn about their natural environment, and take direct action to restore and care for the land. We'd love to have your help!

Colorado is blessed with tremendous natural beauty. However, our open spaces, forests, streams, and high country are experiencing numerous impacts due to their close proximity to a fast growing urban population. Development, increasing recreational use and other human activities, have taken their toll on vulnerable ecosystems and wildlife habitat. At the same time, land management budgets are falling. Read more about us...

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Dam Removal: Greenback Cutthroat Habitat

You did it!  You helped WRV raise the funds to restore the North Fork of the Big Thompson River and remove a diversion dam!  The dam removal will be an unexpected, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity related to the Colorado Floods of 2013. The result of your help will be a huge benefit to habitat, some of which still remains damaged since the 1976 flood! It will re-connect fish in the headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park miles downstream to the main stem of the Big Thompson for the first time since the dam was built in the 1900s! As a match, Colorado Parks & Wildlife will reintroduce 15,000 Endangered greenback cutthroat trout fingerlings (Colorado’s state fish)! Thanks so much to everyone who donated and groups and foundations that funded this complex and exciting effort beginning now!

WRV needs a new home

Now Hiring: Accounting Assistant

Do you love numbers, spreadsheets, and the earth? Do you want a job that is mission driven? Then join WRV as the new Accounting Assistant. This is a new position that is in charge of AP, AR, and other various financial tasks. This is a great entry level position for someone wanting to gain experience in non-profit accounting and have the opportunity to grow with a great organization. Accounting Assitant Announcement

Youth and Inclusiveness Director Hiring


Join the WRV Staff Community and Help Change the World!

WRV is hiring multiple positions over the coming months. Check back frequently to see what positions are opening.

Now Hiring: Youth and Inclusiveness Program Director

The future of a stewardship movement is in its future leaders. WRV needs a Youth and Inclusiveness Program Director to take our growing program to new levels; to grow and inspire the WRV community of younger volunteers. If that is you or you know that person here is the link to the full announcement and application: : Youth and Inclusiveness Program Director Announcement

Youth and Inclusiveness Director Hiring

Coming in December: Restoration Project Coordinator Position(s)