Recent Highlights from EVLT …

EVLT re-vegetates flood-damaged properties

Estes Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $35,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado.  The purpose of these funds is to assist with flood recovery, specifically re-vegetation and erosion control this spring through...

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Needed: Flood Restoration Volunteers

The effects of the September floods will undoubtedly be felt for years to come here in the Estes Valley.  Because we have such a fantastic network of committed members and volunteers, EVLT is in a unique position to help rebuild the community following such a...

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Estes Valley Earns Continued National Recognition

A celebration is underway at Estes Valley Land Trust! Your local land trust was recently awarded renewed land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The official announcement was received on...

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An EVLT Perspective on Lot 4

From Estes Valley Land Trust Board of Directors   The concept of a “conservation easement” is in the news as Estes Park citizens discuss the various merits of preserving open space through this legal agreement which is both voluntary and permanent. What a conservation...

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Good News for Flood Recovery

The vast impacts of the recent floods will surely be felt by all of us for years to come.  In light of our mission to “preserve and protect open space, valleys, wetlands, streams, ranch lands, and wildlife habitat in the Estes Valley and surrounding area…,” here at...

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Welcome Erica Goad!

Estes Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is pleased to welcome Erica Goad as the organization’s first full-time Stewardship Coordinator. She began her position on Monday, December 2nd, and she has a very busy agenda ahead. When EVLT accepts the donation of a conservation...

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Colorado Gives

EVLT participated in Colorado Gives Day for the first time this past December, and we are very pleased with the show of support that we received! Thanks to all of you who remembered us on this special day.  Meanwhile, the donation functions of the Colorado Gives...

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A rather happy conservation story

We recently received this message from one of our easement landowners-- Hi! I have some property in CE with you, and I thought that you might like to hear the following story. I own the modest easement along Heinz Parkway – the Larkin property – with the house at 1250...

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To our Volunteer Monitors

This past month has been quite a shock in so many ways.  I hope that as you and your loved ones have met your personal challenges during these past weeks, you have all come through feeling safe and healthy and mountain strong! As can be expected at such a time, our...

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