Eagle Valley Land Trust plays a leading role in protecting our most precious lands, while  educating our community about the benefits of conserving the rural character of our valleys.

Our mission is to preserve forever our scenic vistas, open space, historic lands, waterways, and wildlife habitats that represent the uniqueness of Eagle County and the central Rocky Mountains for the enjoyment, education, and benefit of all who experience this special place.

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Trust Our Land: Teaming Up For Conservation

Eagle County is lucky to have many great organizations working to protect and improve our quality of life. At Eagle Valley Land Trust, we believe all ships rise together and teaming up with other...

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Join Town of Vail for Lunch with the Locals next Wednesday to learn about the importance of riverside vegetation. Thank you Town of Vail for all you are doing to protect Gore Creek! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a St Paddy's Day hike on Homestead Open Space tomorrow! It will be a beautiful day to enjoy your local open space ... See MoreSee Less

Community Land Connection Hike: Open Space and You

March 17, 2017, 11:30am - March 17, 2017, 1:30pm

Eagle County has an amazing Open Space Program. Join us to learn more about Open Space and trails. Phillip Kirkman, Eagle County Open Space Ranger, and Jessica Foulis, EVLT Stewardship and Outreach Manager, will co-lead a hike on Homestead’s redesigned trail. When: The hike will be Friday, March 17, from 11:30-1:30 Where: We will be meeting in the Homestead Conservation and Public Recreation Project parking lot. Bring: We will be hiking in both packed and unconsolidated snow. Those interested should come prepared to spend two hours outside with sun protection, water, proper layers for Colorado weather, sturdy waterproof shoes, snowshoes or yaktrax and trekking poles, if desired, and a lunch to enjoy in the field. Weather: This hike is weather-dependant, please check EVLT’s Facebook page on the day of the hike for information if there is inclement weather. This hike is free and open the public but space is limited. Please email or call (970) 748-7654 for more information and to reserve your spot.

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