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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 …

The Land Trust on Berlaimont and East Vail

by Bergen Tjossem

The Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is dedicated to protecting land, wildlife habitat, and open spaces for our community. To be successful in our mission, EVLT relies on thoughtful and pragmatic conservation strategies established by EVLT’s board of directors over …

LWCF Overwhelmingly Passes Both Houses of Congress

by Bergen Tjossem

The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives is overwhelmingly in support of permanently reauthorizing the expired Land and Water Conservation Fund. The Natural Resources Management Act, a public lands package that includes LWCF, passed the Senate (92-8) and the House (363-62) last …

Trust Our Land: Creating Safe Passages for Wildlife

by Bergen Tjossem

Sharing our home with wildlife is part of living in the mountains. It’s a piece of our Eagle County identity, and a reason many people moved here in the first place. Our furry friends have been in trouble for some time, …

Trust Our Land: Wildlife on the move in Eagle County

by Bergen Tjossem

Like locals and visitors in the Eagle Valley near the start of ski season, wildlife are on the move. Have you noticed? Winter in Eagle County is tough for deer and elk. Their favorite foods and grazing areas get covered …

Trust Our Land: Miller Ranch River Restoration Project

by Bergen Tjossem

The Miller Ranch River Restoration project last Thursday was a huge success. There was such a great turnout, in fact, that only one day was needed to complete the work. Thank you to the 28 amazing volunteers who came out …