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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 protect forever the lands we love, to preserve our heritage, scenic beauty, recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitats, and to build a permanent legacy for future generations.

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1% for Land & Rivers is Hiring-Sales and Marketing Manager

1% for Land & Rivers protects the land and rivers in our community that we all love. The primary beneficiaries, the Eagle River Watershed Council (ERWC) and the Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT), are the only nonprofits in our community whose primary focus is to protect our local natural resources.

Announcing 1% For Land & Rivers

Announcing the launch of 1% For Land & Rivers, a collaboration between the Eagle Valley Land Trust and Eagle River Watershed Council. Protecting healthy rivers and open spaces in our community is simply good...

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Award winning EVLT Video featured in national conservation publication. Thanks Capture the Action, Land Trust Alliance, and you for supporting the land conservation of EVLT. ... See MoreSee Less

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Eagle Valley Land Trust

Thank you VVMBA for sharing this. These closures are critical for protecting wildlife. Thank you for honoring trail closures.

Did you know West Avon Preserve is conserved forever under a conservation easement, held by EVLT? We are excited for trails to open Sunday!

With the weather we are having, please make sure trails are dry before you ride.A timely video from Trails 2000 in Durango letting us know that its up to us as trail users to respect seasonal closures.

Many seasonal closures in our valley go into effect this Sunday. Check all of them out here:

The good news? Eagle, the BLM, and Avon lift seasonal closures this Sunday so get ready to ride this weekend!
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Eagle Valley Land Trust

Looking for a fun way to give back to your community? Join out team for the Annual Highway Cleanup! We clean the mile of Hwy 6 just east of Riverwalk in Edwards. Call (970) 748-7654 or email if you would like to join our team. We would love to have you!As the snow melts in our valley, trash and debris from a busy winter begin to surface in our highway medians and along our roadsides. Take pride in our beautiful valley and help clear the trash before it makes its way into our rivers! Join us for the 18th Annual Community Pride Highway Cleanup on May 5th. Learn more about the event:

We are always looking for more volunteers for this fun, community-wide event! Call (970) 827-5406 or email today to become a Team Leader or to join an existing team.
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