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Open spaces open minds and soothe the soul. Yet increasing demands on our time and continued economic disparity prevent many of us from enjoying the recreational offerings of our public lands. And a population disconnected from its natural landscapes is less likely to grasp the interplay between environmental health and human well-being. In 2010 Colorado Canyons Association was born with a vision of connecting kids to the outdoors, broadening diversity among recreationists and cultivating the next generation of caretakers of our public Conservation Areas. As the organization prepares to say goodbye to its Founding Director, we reflect on CCA's beginnings and its continued efforts to broaden public awareness and support for outdoor recreation and environmental education.