Unaweep Canyon Ranch Conserved

We are very pleased to announce the conservation of the 780-acre West Creek Ranch in the heart of Unaweep Canyon. This gorgeous ranch runs along the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway and contains over a mile of West Creek.

Landowner, Beeman Casto was born on the property and still ranches it with his wife Jessie (pictured above in photo by Josh Duplechain). Now their great-grand children help out on the ranch that has been in the family for 6 generations!

Thanks to Great Outdoors ...

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Mesa Land Trust & Others Host Community Stewardship Days

Mesa Land Trust, COPMOBA (Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association), the BLM, and the Great Old Broads for the Wilderness hosted a fabulous Community Stewardship D4-11-15 051ay at Three Sisters on Saturday, April 11th.

Over 120 volunteers, ranging in age from 10 to 80 helped build a mile and a half of trail, restore native vegetation, clean up garbage, and feed the ...

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Accreditation Renewal

A 34-year-old organization that’s conserved more than 64,000 acres of agricultural lands, open spaces and wildlife habitat in and around Mesa County has earned a national distinction for a second time.

The Mesa Land Trust in Grand Junction has received renewed accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The Mesa Land Trust first earned the accreditation in 2009.

Only 280 land trusts in the United States are accredited, which means they meet national standards ...

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