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LTA Accreditation Renewal: Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice

by Bergen Tjossem

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Eagle Valley Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public …

Earth Week with EVLT

by Bergen Tjossem

Big News! Donations are being doubled through Earth Day! Join EVLT and partners for a week of conservation, learning, connection, and camaraderie to protect the wildlife habitat and open spaces that our community depends on. As trails around our community …

Respect The Wild Campaign | Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance

by Bergen Tjossem

Head over to https://www.vvmta.org/respectthewild/ to learn more about the Respect the Wild Campaign, take the pledge, and enter to win! The winter has brought some of our county’s most distinguished members down for the mountaintops and to the forefront of …

Trust Our Land | Here’s where we’re at with Sweetwater Lake

by Bergen Tjossem

Four years ago, a beloved local property, Sweetwater Lake, went up for sale after development plans failed to materialize once again. It had been on the verge of private development for decades. The most recent proposal? Luxury homes, a golf …

Earth Week With EVLT

by Bergen Tjossem

  Join EVLT and partners for a week of conservation, learning, connection, and camaraderie to protect the wildlife habitat and open spaces that our community depends on. As trails around our community open, we’re launching our signature Community Land Connection …

Earth Day Restoration Project – Calling all volunteers!

by Bergen Tjossem

Spring’s arrival marks the beginning of another recreation season across the Rocky Mountains. Last year, a fire sparked west of the Town of Gypsum on public lands and burned approximately 95 acres before being contained, leaving some damage to the …

Sweetwater Lake FAQ’s

by Bergen Tjossem

  Where we are today: Using the Sweetwater Vision Statement as a guide, the Sweetwater planning process continues. Over the last year several improvements have been made to the Sweetwater area, including a new boat dock to provide better access …

Sweetwater Lake Vision Statement

by Bergen Tjossem

Sweetwater Lake is where current and future generations of Americans can recreate, connect with the natural environment, appreciate the cultural and natural history, and experience the freedom from the developed world like their grandparents may have 50 years ago; connecting with our western …