The San Juan National Forest Artist in Residence program offers artists the chance to stay at the historic Aspen Guard Station in exchange for producing a creative piece that represents their experience in the former ranger station. All types of artists are encouraged to apply by March 1 for the one- to two-week fall stay. For an informational brochure, contact the San Juan National Forest, 15 Burnett Court, Durango, CO 81301 (970/247-4874).