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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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EVLT Character: Development and Land Conservation

Character.  I want to express some of my thoughts about the character of the Vail Valley (Eagle Valley) and what we can do to maintain that character for ourselves and for our children and...

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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 jfoulis@evlt.org or call (970) 748-7654 for more information and to reserve your spot.

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Community Land Connection Hike: Living With Mountain Lions

February 24, 2017, 11:30am - February 24, 2017, 1:30pm

Colorado is home to amazing wildlife. Join us to learn how we can good neighbors to our wild community. Peter Suneson, Walking Mountains Science Center Community Outreach Coordinator, and Jessica Foulis, EVLT Stewardship and Outreach Manager, will co-lead a hike exploring Miller Ranch Open Space and how to live with Colorado’s wildlife When: The hike will be Friday, February 24, from 11:30-1:30 Where: We will be meeting in the June Creek Elementary School parking lot and walking from there to the trailhead. 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 jfoulis@evlt.org or call (970) 748-7654 for more information and to reserve your spot.

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Are you starting to think about spring and getting your garden ready? The snow is still falling, but now is the time to get your soil prepped. Come to Lunch with the Locals, hosted by the Town of Vail, to learn about how to maximize the soil in your yard and garden. Shawn Bruckman of The Ground Up will be presenting and there will be experts from walking mountains, Eagle River Watershed Council and Eagle Valley Land Trust to answer questions. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you visited Horn Ranch open space in winter? This property was purchased by Eagle County Open Space leveraging funds from other partners like Great Outdoors Colorado - GOCO and permanently protected by a conservation easement with Eagle Valley Land Trust in 2013. ... See MoreSee Less

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