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Yarmony Mountain

by Bergen Tjossem

The Walden easement on Yarmony Mountain consists of 75.6 acres north and east of Bond along Copper Spur Road, near the Routt County border. This beautiful site features a varied terrain. A band of cliffs and rocky outcrops rise from …

Taylor City

by Bergen Tjossem

The Eagle Valley Land Trust often has opportunities to visit remarkable open space properties in the more remote parts of Eagle County . Even with our strong commitment to conservation, our county-wide orientation usually means that we don’t get a …

Roberts Ranch

by Bergen Tjossem

In 2009, Eagle Resident George Roberts decided to place a donated conservation easement on his 17+ acre property in the Terrace neighborhood of Eagle, Colorado. Instead of developing five previously approved home sites, Mr. Roberts forever protected this beautiful property …

Potato Patch

by Bergen Tjossem

Steward Level Underwriters: Anonymous   Conservation easements can be used to define the character of a neighborhood as the Potato Patch Partners demonstrated in 2003. Located on the last switch-back near the top of Potato Patch Road on the north …

McCoy Springs

by Bergen Tjossem

Sustaining Council Level Underwriter: Jenny and Flip Maritz     The McCoy Springs conservation easement covers 32 acres along McCoy Creek and the hillsides above Cresta Road in the Arrowhead neighborhood. The easement protects 2.7 acres along the pristine and …

Johnson

by Bergen Tjossem

The Johnson easement is a 25 ± acre parcel, located on the west side of Brush Creek Road. Providing a buffer between the road and the Eagle Ranch community, this easement features a portion of Brush Creek, a riparian area …

Golden Bair Ranch

by Bergen Tjossem

Golden Bair Ranch offered a unique opportunity to protect the western gateway to Eagle County and the critical viewshed of the Glenwood Canyon along the Colorado River. In a single day, more than 15,000 travelers along Interstate 70 enjoy the …

Gates Ranch

by Bergen Tjossem

The Ranch: A Living Legacy Lying in the heart of the great expanse of the Derby Mesa ranches in northwestern Eagle County is the 740-acre Gates Ranch. Its sweeping expanses can be seen from miles away along the Colorado River …

Diamond Star Ranch

by Bergen Tjossem

Steward Level Underwriter: Anni Davis   Diamond Star I The 10,500 acre Diamond Star Ranch, located south of I-70 and several miles east of Eagle, stretches south along rolling hills above the Brush Creek Valley. Since the 1890’s, the property …