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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 …

Sweetwater Lake | Information and FAQ’s

by Bergen Tjossem

Note: Sweetwater Lake is in transition between private and public ownership. Please give managers time to activate the property. Signage, infrastructure, and access projects are in progress. US Forest Service trails surrounding the property are open to the public.All photographs …

Brush Creek Valley Ranch & Open Space Starburst Award Reception

by Bergen Tjossem

Photo by Eagle Valley Wild We are partnering with Eagle County Open Space to help celebrate the Brush Creek Valley Ranch and Open Space (BCVROS) winning a 2021 Starburst Award from the Colorado Lottery! Starburst Awards recognize excellence in the …

Mulroy Ranch, Protegido Para Siempre

by Bergen Tjossem

Photos By Todd Winslow Pierce Mulroy Ranch se conserva ahora, para siempre, gracias a los propietarios Tom y Colleen Mulroy. La servidumbre de conservación de 1,900 acres, que es parte de la propiedad privada de 2,300 acres, se extiende a …

Mulroy Ranch, Protected Forever

by Bergen Tjossem

Photos By Todd Winslow Pierce Mulroy Ranch is now conserved, forever, thanks to landowners Tom and Colleen Mulroy. The 1,900-acre conservation easement, which is part of the 2,300-acre private property, straddles Eagle and Grand Counties. It includes native sagebrush shrublands, …

Trust Our Land: Help wildlife this holiday season

by Bergen Tjossem

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 decreased due to a variety …