WHAT
WE DO

PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

To accomplish our mission of protecting the lands and waters of Central Colorado that we all love, we have a diverse suite of projects and programs that propel our impact.

 

From conservation easements and restoration projects, to eduction and outreach programs, we are on the front lines of the work keeping our communities open and beautiful. Read below for more information on our efforts

Land Conservation

As our most effective tool in protecting lands forever, conservation easements are one of our specialties. We work directly with land owners to ensure their needs and wants are met when it comes to preserving their land and family history.

Watershed

Restoration

Our local waters are a life-giving resources that we, and local wildlife, cannot live without. With a watershed specialist on our team, we develop and lead projects that keep our waters clean, healthy, and protected. 

Connect

To Protect

Ensuring our community is connected to local conservation efforts is of the utmost importance to our organization. From ranchers and business owners, to home owners and visitors, it's our mission to connect these individuals to protecting our lands and waters. 

Conservation

Outreach

Conservation can be a tough topic to understand sometimes. This is why we make it one of our main priorities to educate, inspire, and connect people to all things conservation so they know just how important local land protection is.

Community

Engagement

Understanding the importance of conservation is one thing, but being involved in making a difference is a very different thing. At the Conservancy, we host events, volunteer outings, and so much more to keep our community part of the solution to protecting our local lands and waters. 

Special Projects

Whenever something important that deserves action is brought to our attention, we do our very best to engage. Click here to learn more about one our of latest special projects, Lewis's Woodpecker Project, which was sparked by a grant from Cornell University.

LAND EASEMENTS

HEADWATERS RANCH

Acres: 175
County: Lake

Date Protected: 4/8/2015

STATUS: PROTECTED FOREVER

OUTWARD BOUND

Acres: 472
County: Lake
Date Protected 12/23/2014

STATUS: PROTECTED FOREVER

BOXCAR RANCH

Acres: 90
County: Chaffee
Date Protected: 10/3/2014

STATUS: PROTECTED FOREVER

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Help Us Protect Central Colorado

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Central Colorado Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation renewal. A public comment period is now open.

 

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs.

 

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Central Colorado Conservancy complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/indicator-practices.

 

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to info@landtrustaccreditation.org. Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

 

Comments on Central Colorado Conservancy’s application will be most useful by January 3, 2021.

Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice Land Trust Accreditation Renewal

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Interested in becoming a member to support our mission? 

Have questions about specific easement projects? 

Simply want to learn more about what we do? 

Reach out today! We would love to hear from you. 

OFFICE ADDRESS

128 East First Street
Salida, CO 81201

PHONE

‪(719) 626-1402

MAILING ADDRESS

PO Box 942
Salida, CO 81201

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