Preserving Open Space for Future Generations
  • Slide #18
  • Slide 5
  • Slide #2
  • Slide #31
  • Slide #29
  • Slide #28

Our Purpose

For generations, people have recognized that there is something special in the Estes Valley…The core purpose of Estes Valley Land Trust is to preserve that special quality…

Our Passion

The landscape in which we live is an invaluable, non-renewable resource…The pressure from population growth and human development over the last quarter century has been relentless and will continue…

Our Projects

As of July 2013 approximately 9,600 acres are under protection through 159 conservation easements with the Estes Valley Land Trust.

Your Part

Preservation happens one piece at a time…one decision at a time…one commitment at a time. Our goals of land conservation can only be reached through the combined efforts the entire community of people who love the Estes Valley.


Donate to Estes Valley Land Trust!

Have questions?

Recent Publications

Below is a list of the recent EVLT publications which may be viewed on-line:
Newsletter - December 2014
Annual Report for 2013 
Newsletter - June 2014
Newsletter - December 2013

EVLT Board and Staff Complete a Day of Strategic Planning


EVLT Board and Staff held their annual all-day strategic planning workshop on January 24. They discussed the challenges and opportunities of the coming year as they work to preserve the beauty of this special place. Through its conservation easement program, EVLT protects nearly 10,000 acres of scenic mountain views and wildlife habitats, benefiting the Estes Valley and surrounding area by ensuring a beautiful place to live, work and vacation.

Back row: Jan Swaney, Ken Martin, Harriette Woodard, Marsha Yelick, Craig Axtell, Leo Weber.
Middle row: Erica Goad, Curt Gleaves, Jim Broomfield, Mary Banken, Charlie Johnson.
Front row: Peter Sinnott, Alice Reuman, John Nolan, Art French.

What’s New?