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Integrating the Arts and Natural Sciences

Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center, DBA Willowtail Preserve/Education Center, is thrilled to announce its 501c3 non-profit status now providing Residencies in the Arts & Sciences and Scholarship Support.


  • IM000263Conserve, expand and improve the existing 60 acres of Willowtail Springs, its buildings and its diverse and rich eco systems.
  • Support and encourage those who seek to conserve, protect, and renew nature.
  • Promote education through the arts and sciences.
  • Provide a protected environment, allowing those practitioners to pursue their vision through exploration, reflection, research, collaboration and creative talents.

Current Opportunities and Updates for Residencies:   We are currently accepting applications for fully funded Residencies in The Arts and/or Natural Sciences.
Check the website for more description under Residencies in The Arts and Residencies in the Natural Sciences, Conservation and Ecology.


We are still accepting 2015 Artist in Residency applications! 
Apply today!


The 2014 Artist in Residency program is officially complete and what a wonderful year it has been. Six extraordinary artists have come through our doors and we could not be more pleased with the results. Take a moment to look at our 2014 Artists in Residence.

New work by Peggy Cloy
@ Studio &’s Bizarre Bazaar

Get a piece of Willowtail Springs
for the holidays.
Friday, Dec 12 – Sun, Dec 14



Peggy Cloy Artist Presentation
@ The Mancos Public Library

Thursday, January 8th  6:30pm
More Information TBA