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Earth Week with EVLT

by Bergen Tjossem

Big News! Donations are being doubled through Earth Day! Join EVLT and partners for a week of conservation, learning, connection, and camaraderie to protect the wildlife habitat and open spaces that our community depends on. As trails around our community …

Respect The Wild Campaign | Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance

by Bergen Tjossem

Head over to to learn more about the Respect the Wild Campaign, take the pledge, and enter to win! The winter has brought some of our county’s most distinguished members down for the mountaintops and to the forefront of …

Trust Our Land: Together we can double conservation in ten years

As open spaces in our community become fewer and farther between, protected land becomes far more valuable, and protecting more land grows increasingly critical. As we chip away at a pipeline of exciting large-scale projects focused on protecting the scenic open spaces, critical wildlife migration corridors, and recreation opportunities that support our mental and physical well-being, we’re grateful to this community for its continued support. 

It’s because of you that we’re ready to take on this goal to double conservation in the next ten years. Thank you for joining us on this journey to protect our community’s most important lands. Forever. For all.

Trust Our Land: Championing wildlife as the seasons change

By Keri Inouye Sunrise breaks over the Cordillera Ridgeline. Below, in the meadow where they bedded down the evening before, Rocky Mountain elk shake the frost off their coats. They spent much of the spring and summer roaming this alpine …

Trust Our Land: Conservation is for Everyone

By Keri Inouye The words “community” and “conservation” are two of my favorites in the English language. Individually, they represent many of the values that I (and I suspect many of you) hold dear: social engagement, interconnectedness, shared purpose, cultural …