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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 …

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 …

Trust Our Land: Help wildlife this holiday season

by Bergen Tjossem

[smartslider3 slider=15] 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 …

Trust Our Land: Putting land to work for our community

by Bergen Tjossem

By Jessica Foulis Conserving Eagle County’s most important lands for our community has been at the heart of the Eagle Valley Land Trust’s mission since its creation in the early 1980s. EVLT and land conservation nationwide have come a long …