Author: Bergen Tjossem

Farm to Fork Picnic | Menus

Colorado Columbine Gourmet Picnic Basket By Chef Eric Berg, Vail Catering Concepts Appetizers: Smoked salmon with gluten free toast point and dill cream cheese Lamb satay with watermelon and tandoori vinaigrette Chickpea and cashew...

2019 Supporters

Sustaining Council ($10,000+) Scrooby Foundation Jenny and Flip Maritz George Family Foundation Tara and Bob Levine Barb and Kent Erickson Judy and Peter Copses Pam and Ben Peternell Molly and Jay Precourt Jody and...

Renew Your Support Now

  Click here to donate online now Donations from advocates and supporters like you make local conservation possible. Renewing your annual support is easy and only takes a minute.Click on the link or call...

Trust Our Land: Help wildlife this holiday season

Last year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Vail Daily released some disturbing news: our local elk populations have dropped by 50 percent since 2007. Unfortunately, these animals haven’t moved somewhere else; the herd...

Trust Our Land: Help wildlife this holiday season

Last year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Vail Daily released some disturbing news: our local elk populations have dropped by 50 percent since 2007. Unfortunately, these animals haven’t moved somewhere else; the herd has...

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...

Trust Our Land: Putting land to work for our community

By Jessica Foulis Conserving Eagle County’s most important lands for our community has been at the heart of the Eagle Valley Land Trust’s mission since its creation in the early 1980s. EVLT and land...

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 Ranch

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

  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 chefs to create their most sensational...