Author: Jim Daus

Community Land Connection Series 2020

What: Join Eagle Valley Land Trust and our community partners to explore conserved lands throughout Eagle County. Each month, we will be leading an activity on a different conservation easement in Eagle County. Activities...

Land & Rivers Raises $50,000 in First Year

The Eagle Valley Land Trust and Eagle River Watershed Council wishes to thank all Land & Rivers Fund participating businesses and customers. We recognize that signing on to the program in its infancy required...

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...

Brush Creek Ranch and Open Space

Sustaining Council Level Underwriter: Anonymous Guardian Level Underwriter Anni Davis Click here for a full map of the property or scroll to the bottom for further details. Congratulations and thank you to our community...

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,...

Walking Mountains – Buck Creek Parcel

Sustaining Council Underwriters: Judy and Peter Copses Guardian Level Underwriters: Mary Beth and Charlie O’Reilly   Click here for a full map of the property or scroll to the bottom for further details.   In...

Creamery Ranch Open Space

  Guardian Level Underwriters: Brooke and Hap Stein   Click here for a full map of the property or scroll to the bottom for further details.   The 24-acre Creamery Ranch Open Space is...

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,...

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...

Our Valley – Hardscrabble

The Our Valley Campaign has concluded. EVLT along with the Our Valley Campaign committee has raised over $330,000 from generous donors towards the purchase of the Hardscrabble Ranch. Thanks to all who made the...

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...

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...

2015 Supporters

Sustaining Council ($10,000+) 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 The George Family Foundation Mr. and...

2016 Supporters

Sustaining Council ($10,000+) 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 Levine Pam and Ben Peternell...

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...

COLORADO RIVER CORRIDOR CAMPAIGN

Colorado River Corridor Campaign

Have you driven the Colorado River Road recently?  Development threatens this extraordinary, intact, natural landscape just north of the Vail Valley. We hope that as you learn more you will be moved to make...

WE LIKE LAKE CREEK CAMPAIGN

The “We Like Lake Creek!” Campaign

The Lake Creek Valley has been a focus of your local Land Trust for many years.  We believe Lake Creek should be saved and preserved in its natural state!  Thus, we remain focused on...

Grand River Ranch

Eagle Valley Land Trust and Eagle County Open Space partnered to complete the Dewey Park Conservation Easement (now under new ownership and known as Grand River Ranch). This highly visible property lies along the...