Our Latest News:
On December 10
, thousands of Coloradans will “give where they live
” and support hundreds of Colorado nonprofits on Colorado Gives Day. Through the Community First Foundation, all credit card processing fees are waived, and your donation is boosted by a special incentive fund.
With your help, we will protect our 400,000th acre by year-end! Go to coloradogives.org/ColoradoOpenLands
anytime on December 10
, or pre-schedule your gift today!
Colorado Open Lands is very excited to
announce the merger of Colorado Conservation Trust with Colorado Open Lands.
Together our organizations have forty-four years of land conservation experience in Colorado. Our motivation for coming together is straightforward: we want to conserve large, ecologically significant landscapes that improve the quality of life for residents and visitors while simultaneously building the institutional strength to unquestionably
protect and defend our conserved
- The most influential conservation groups in Colorado are joining forces in an effort to safeguard the promise of endless protection for conservation easements.
Colorado Open Lands and the Colorado Conservation Trust have joined forces to create a conservation supergroup under the Colorado Open Lands banner. The move is meant to guarantee that the hundreds of thousands of acres that the groups have locked into conservation easements will endure as wild, natural open spaces. Read the rest here!
- Congratulations to our Board member Tim Schultz! He’s just been awarded the Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy – Grantmaker by the National Philanthropy Day Colorado! Read about why we love Tim so much here.
- Land conservation is a promise: from our generation to those generations that preceded us and to those generations to come.
Watch our President Dan Pike at a recent presentation talking about this promise and how we plan to keep this promise.
To skip right to Dan's presentation scroll to 30:18 or enjoy the entire video.
The Next 40 Years of Jeffco Open Space Conservation
Forty years ago PLAN Jeffco and over 400 volunteers convinced the Jefferson County Commissioners and the Jefferson County Voters to start the first County-
based Open Space program in the United States. This Fall PLAN Jeffco is sponsoring a conference on looking forward at the next forty years of Open Space conservation. PLAN Jeffco invites you to attend. Read the rest here. . .