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Colorado the Beautiful Grant Award for Lunch Loop Connector Trail

GRAND JUNCTION, CO   November 28, 2018 – The City of Grand Junction and Colorado West Land Trust are thrilled t...

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Ensuring the Future of Farming

In 1979, Rob and Clare Talbott purchased their first orchard in Palisade, with the hope of relocating from Golden t...

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Treasure in the West Elk Mountains

In 1912, Alec McLeod homesteaded a beautiful property on Black Mesa, high above the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. A...

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Colorado West Land Trust is a consolidation of the Mesa Land Trust and the Black Canyon Regional Land Trust. The two organizations have come together to better protect and conserve agricultural land, along with its rural heritage, wildlife habitat, recreational areas and scenic lands in western Colorado. With 120,000 acres conserved in 6 counties (Delta, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel), Colorado West Land Trust seeks to meet both local and regional conservation needs.

As a private, non-profit organization our mission is to protect and enhance agricultural land, wildlife habitat and scenic lands in western Colorado to benefit the community at large, enrich lives, provide opportunities for outdoor recreation, and ensure our connection to land for generations to come.