Author: Jim Daus

Walking Mountains – Buck Creek Parcel

  In a place where adventure and learning never hibernate, you can add land preservation to that list. On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 Walking Mountains Science Center purchased five acres of land next to...

Creamery Ranch Open Space

The 24-acre Creamery Ranch Open Space is one of four conservation easements totaling 332 acres located in Homestead and above Lake Creek. Home to deer, elk, mountain lion and coyotes, as well as trails...

Schedule your Colorado Gives Day Donation Today

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 is Colorado Gives Day. Eagle Valley Land Trust protects forever the lands we love, to preserve our heritage, scenic beauty, recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitats, and to build a permanent...

EVLT is Hiring – Communications and Fundraising Coordinator

Join the EVLT team! The mission of the Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is to protect forever the lands we love, to preserve our heritage, scenic beauty, recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitats, and to...

Act Now – Help EVLT Win $10,000

Kip, Mandy, and Scott all have a powerful and important secret – and I hope you listen to it today by viewing their short video here. You’ll discover anew how land has an impact on people...

Farm to Fork 2018

Hold  your hats! Tuck those boots away in a place you’ll remember ’em next August 16, 2018. Farm to Fork and Garden to Glass will return to a location to be announced. We look...

Remembering the Doctor of Our Land

When I first met Dr. Tom Steinberg a few years ago, I was just one week into my job as executive director of the Eagle Valley Land Trust, eagerly learning everything I could. Polite, quiet,...

Farm To Fork Featuring Garden to Glass 2017

Thank you those who attended Farm to Fork and Garden to Glass. The event raised over $100,000 for EVLT.     Even if you could not attend Garden to Glass or Farm to Fork,...

1,540-acre Hardscrabble Ranch is Conserved

After months of negotiations and feverish pre-purchase research and fundraising, the county’s conservation of Hardscrabble Ranch closed July 31st. The 1,540 acre property stretches for 3.3 miles along Brush Creek Road and includes 8...

June 24, 2017 – EVLT Ranching Heritage Tour Returns

Connect with our local ranching community by joining Eagle Valley Land Trust for a day-long bus tour. Visit two iconic ranches and learn from the families who live and work the land.

2017 EVLT Legacy Festival a Great Success

Congratulations to  …Ann Logan, winner of Cow Patty Bingo and $1,000 and two nights in Vail courtesy of Gemini Resorts …and to Briana Fernandez Luna, winner of Baa Baa Bingo and $100 and a...

Thank you! Here’s the Grid…

Thank you for attending the 2017 Eagle Valley Land Trust Legacy Festival. Together, we’re all making a difference.  Special thanks to our title sponsor, Alpine Bank. Check out their Green Initiative here. Click the...

COW PATTY BINGO RETURNS TO THE EVLT LEGACY FESTIVAL!

THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE FOR 2017. Thanks to all who helped make this a great success. To learn about our upcoming events, click here. The EVLT Legacy Festival Returns Saturday, May 13,...

Cow Patty Bingo Returns to the 2017 EVLT Legacy Festival

Together, we are all making a difference. THIS EVENT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS AND IS OVER FOR 2017. TO LEARN ABOUT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLICK HERE. LIMITED DEEDS NOW AVAILABLE.  Click here to get...

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...

Countywide Collaboration Creates 100 Acre Conservation Easement

  Click the above image to enlarge the protected lands map. In a place where adventure and learning never hibernate, you can add land preservation to that list. On Tuesday, December 20th, Walking Mountains...

HIKING WITH EAGLE VALLEY LAND TRUST

Community Land Connection Series

What: Join Eagle Valley Land trust to explore conserved lands throughout Eagle county. Each month we will be leading a nature hike on a different public conservation easement in Eagle County. When: 2017 Schedule...

2015 Supporters

Sustaining Council ($10,000+) Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bronfman II Mr. and Mrs. Jay Precourt Mr. Kent Erickson and Ms. Barbara Krichbaum Mr. and Mrs. David C. Smith Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cargill II...

2016 Supporters

Sustaining Council ($10,000+) Kelly and Sam Bronfman II George Family Foundation Molly and Jay Precourt Jody and David Smith Kent Erickson and Barbara Krichbaum Kathy and Jim Cargill II Christiane Hepfer Tara and Bob...

Community Land Connection Series – Nature Hike

Join Eagle Valley Land Trust Stewardship Manager, Jessica Foulis, Town of Vail Watershed Education Coordinator, Peter Wadden, and Eagle River Watershed Council Projects and Events Coordinator, Brooke Ranney, as we explore Meadow Creek Open...

BUD GATES

Bud Gates Memorial Fund

Bud Gates once said, “before you train kids, you should train a horse.” You see, Bud understood that there are many ways that the ranching lifestyle – hard work, discipline, and care for the...