Author: Jim Daus

3rd Annual Farm to Fork and Garden to Glass

    Farm to Fork 2018 was an incredible night filled with sweet treats, tasty cocktails, and conservation camaraderie. Nearly 250 conservation advocates attended the sold out event and helped raise over $200,000 for local...

COW PATTY BINGO 2018

The winner of Cow Patty Bingo and $1,000 is Melissa Gibbons! Lisa Nerio is the winner of Bah Bah Bingo and $250! Click here to locate your square on the Cow Patty Bingo board...

EVLT is Hiring – Administrative Coordinator

Join our team and help conserve the lands we love…forever!     Administrative Coordinator Job Description   The mission of the Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is to protect forever the lands we love,...

Last Chance for End-of-Year Giving

  It’s not too late to help preserve the places you love in 2017! Eagle Valley Land Trust protects forever the lands we love, to preserve our heritage, scenic beauty, recreational opportunities, and wildlife...

Flo and Tom Steinberg Nature Trail and Seating Area Dedicated

  On December 7th, Eagle County Open Space and Eagle Valley Land Trust hosted the dedication of the Flo and Tom Stienberg Memorial Nature Trail and seating area at the Miller Ranch Open Space in...

Hardscrabble Ranch

Congratulations and thank you to our community and all our partners! The transaction to permanently protect the Hardscrabble Ranch, and add the property to Eagle County’s Open Space Program and Eagle Valley Land Trust conservation...

EVLT Program Video Wins National Competition

You did it! Your votes propelled the Land is Our Connection video, featuring EVLT-conserved properties, to first place in the national Land Trust Alliance “Land is My…” contest. Why is this important to you? The producer,...

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...

Walking Mountains – Buck Creek Parcel

Sustaining Council Underwriters: Judy and Peter Copses 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...

Creamery Ranch Open Space

Annual Stewardship Underwriters: Guardian Level – Sally and Kevin Clair 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...

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...

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...

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...