Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.
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Participants in Native Plant Master courses learn identification, ecology and human uses of selected Colorado plants emphasizing sustainable landscaping and invasive weeds. Please contact our office to find out when the next course will be offered. 970-244-1834

Chinle Cactus Garden

This complex includes a 3,500 square foot demonstration garden that showcases cacti and other cold-hardy xeric plants. Designed and built by the Chinle Cactus & Succulent Society in 2000, this garden features over 300 plant species, varieties, cultivars and hybrids. Take a walk through the garden to see the fabulous colors, shapes and textures of the cacti, succulents and companion plants that thrive in our challenging Western Slope climate. For more information, please click here.