Author: Bergen Tjossem

Trust Our Land: Help Us Save Sweetwater Lake

By Bergen Tjossem. Photos by Todd Winslow Pierce Nestled between the Flat Tops Wilderness and the White River National Forest lies one of our community’s most beautiful hidden gems – Sweetwater Lake – and...

On Sweetwater Lake

Letter by Jack Bombardier. Photos by Todd Winslow Pierce   Sweetwater Lake is a jewel of spot, nestled against the eastern flank of the Flat Top Mountains. The Flat Tops aren’t the most famous...

Save The Lake | Talking Points

  Sweetwater Lake is a 488-acre private inholding within the White River National Forest, the most visited national forest in the country with approximately 15 million visitors per year. Approximately 75% of the lake...

Save The Lake | Writing a Letter of Support

Writing a letter of support for Save The Lake is easy and makes a big difference! It can be written in the body of an email, attached to an email as a word document...

Our Valley – Ridgway

The Conservation of Eagle County’s Brush Creek Valley has been a community effort for nearly 50 years. Your support is urgently needed to protect a critical piece of Brush Creek for our wildlife and...

The Land Trust on Berlaimont and East Vail

The Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is dedicated to protecting land, wildlife habitat, and open spaces for our community. To be successful in our mission, EVLT relies on thoughtful and pragmatic conservation strategies established...

Garden To Glass 2019

     – Tickets Available Now – Garden to Glass is back on August 22nd. Garden to Glass is an exciting cocktail reception featuring a cocktail competition that challenges local mixologists, bartenders, sommeliers, and...

Neal Kimmel

Neal was born in Long Island, New York and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering. While living in NYC, he quickly decided that there had to be a better way of life than living...

Eric Eves

Eric is a life long local of the Vail Valley. He’s lived throughout the Valley and have explored many of it’s open lands. When not tied to a desk you can be sure you...

Sue Nikolai, Land & Rivers Program Director

Sue has lived in Eagle for 13 years with her husband, Markian Feduschak, and their 2 daughters.  She worked for the Colorado Outward Bound School for 25 years as a field instructor, Program Director...

Cow Patty Bingo 2019

  Deed sales are closed. Thanks for playing! The winner of Cow Patty Bingo and $1,000 is William Elliott with Deed 422! The winner of Bah Bah Bingo and $250 is Rob Glardino with...

4th Annual Farm to Fork & Garden to Glass

Tickets on Sale Now Farm to Fork  |  Garden to Glass August 22, 2019 | Copper Bar Ranch, Edwards, Colorado Scroll Down for Event Information   Proceeds from Farm to Fork and Garden to...

Nancy Glass, Special Projects Coordinator

Nancy previously served as EVLT’s office manager. After taking a one-year hiatus to create her curriculum at Colorado Mountain College as adjunct biology faculty, Nancy is excited to once again be part of the...