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The 15th annual Day of Infamy snowshoe race will be held Sunday, Dec. 10, at Sunlight Mountain Resort. The event is an 8K race that winds through Babbish Gulch on Sunlight’s cross country trails. There are also two shorter loops, approximately one mile and three miles.

Preregistration is available at Summit Canyon, and day of race registration will be at the Sunlight day lodge beginning at 9 a.m. Registration includes a T-shirt and goodies bag. Cut off for preregistration is 6 p.m. Dec. 9.

The race benefits Garfield County animal shelters.



For more information, contact Sunlight Mountain Resort at 945-7491 or Summit Canyon Mountaineering at 945-6994.

Rifle Snowmobile Club will have a swap meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a pig roast at noon Saturday, Nov. 18, at the old Ben Rex parking lot (next to City Market in Rifle).



The Colorado Snowmobile Association raffle sled, a 2007 Arctic Cat M-6, to be given away Dec. 23, will be on display.

A slide show from Green Frog Adventures will be presented at the Summit Coffee House at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15.

The 2007 Colorado Weed Calendars are now available. Calendars may be picked up, free of charge, at any of the Garfield County public libraries in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Parachute, Rifle and Silt.

They are also available at all White River National Forest offices. This year’s calendar focuses on the impacts of weeds on our public lands. The calendar is produced by Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit Colorado Big Country Resource Conservation and Development. For further information, contact Steve Anthony at Garfield County, 625-8601.

The 62nd Colorado Association of Conservation Districts (CACD) Annual Meeting will be held through Nov. 16 at the Hotel Colorado.

The Colorado Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will host the awards luncheon, where the Colorado District Employees Association, SWCS, Earth Team, and CACD winners will be awarded.

The meeting will also feature a banquet, dance, auction, inspirational presentations on the Farm and Ranch Conservationists of the Year, and other awards.

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