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Our Valley – Ridgway Ranch

by Bergen Tjossem

[smartslider3 slider=15] 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 community, forever. The Ridgway …

1A Passed: Eagle County Open Space Program Will Continue

by Bergen Tjossem

On election day, the county voted to continue the Eagle County Open Space program until 2040, ensuring that we work as a community to continue protecting Eagle County’s diverse wildlife, preserve more of our natural wonders and, river corridors without …

Our Valley – Hardscrabble

by Bergen Tjossem

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 campaign such a great, fun success! …

Bud Gates Memorial Fund

by Bergen Tjossem

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 animals and landscape that you depend …

Colorado River Corridor Campaign

by Bergen Tjossem

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 an additional donation to EVLT this …

The “We Like Lake Creek!” Campaign

by Bergen Tjossem

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 land conservation opportunities in and around …