Aspen Valley Land Trust

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    AVLT's Cocktails at Coffman

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    Enjoy custom cocktails and locally sourced hors d’oeuvres at Coffman Ranch with good company and beautiful scenery. Savor a summer evening at one of the most special places along the Roaring Fork River. Save your spot and support the Coffman Ranch campaign!…

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    Cocktails at Coffman

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    Enjoy custom cocktails and locally sourced hors d’oeuvres at Coffman Ranch with good company and beautiful scenery. This intimate event has limited capacity so you will have two opportunities to savor a summer evening at one of the most special places along the Roaring Fork River. Save your spot and…

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    Marble Wetlands access reveals a consequential history

    By Alex Menard
    Sopris Sun Correspondent 


    A meeting of environmental minds took place on May 26 at Marble Wetlands — a new, non-motorized recreation trail and wildlife refuge adjacent to the town of Marble. The event was a planning session forread more →

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    Springfest

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    Welcome spring and celebrate conservation with your local land trust at Strang Ranch, a historic working ranch in Missouri Heights.

    Bring your chairs and blankets for a BBQ picnic on the beautiful Strang Ranch on Sunday May 22 from 11 am – 2pm. Fun for the whole family on a…

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    AVLT strives to protect 50,000 acres by 2032

    Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) has recently published a 10-year strategic plan which lays out the organization’s ambitious goal of conserving 40,000-50,000 acres in the next 10 years.

    AVLT was the first land trust in Colorado and, in its 55 years, has helped conserve 69 square miles of land from… read more →

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    Cada árbol es un ecosistema en miniatura

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Este 29 de abril, en el Día del Árbol, los amantes de los árboles tuvieron una buena razón y amplias oportunidades para celebrarlo.

    La historia del Día del Árbol en Estados Unidos data de la década de 1870. Julius Sterling Morton, editor del Nebraska City News,… read more →

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    Arbor Day

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    Come visit Coffman Ranch for an Arbor Day celebration of Aspen Valley Land Trust and Wilderness Workshop’s 55th anniversaries. You can help plant a tree and enjoy coffee and donuts out on the land, and learn a bit about both organizations.

    This community event is free, but space is limited…

  • Locations: News Published

    Every tree is a mini-ecosystem

    This Arbor Day, April 29, tree enthusiasts have good reason and ample opportunities to celebrate.

    The history of Arbor Day in the United States reaches back to the 1870s. Julius Sterling Morton, editor of the Nebraska City News, was an avid proponent of planting trees and often wrote on that… read more →

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    AVLT's Snowshoe & S'mores

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    Join your local land trust, Saturday, February 12 for our first winter event at Coffman Ranch! Snow permitting, we will be snowshoeing around the ranch before enjoying s’mores and a bonfire.

    This is your chance to get outside during the dark days of winter with good company while enjoying the…

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    Learning about 'the power of place' at Marble Base Camp

    Last week when Brian Hightower took down the white canvas tents and tucked the Chapin Wright Marble Base Camp in tight for the winter, he did so knowing that the site’s unofficial purpose had finally achieved permanence. The 47-acre camp, located two miles from Beaver Lake at 9,500 feet… read more →