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CHLT's Monthly Giving Program
Want to make a big impact by conserving and stewarding the land we love across Grand County in 2024?

With your regular gift, you can help Colorado Headwaters Land Trust continue to protect valuable open lands throughout Grand County in perpetuity, for visitors, locals, and wildlife to enjoy, forever!
Upcoming Events
We're looking ahead to 2024 and have some great events in the works, including our annual wildflower walk in June and stargazing in August.
Stay tuned for news about those, and more!

*our website is being updated, so these events are not listed there yet*
Spring Social
Friday, April 12
Parshall Inn
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for our annual spring social at the Parshall Inn, with live music by Caitlyn Taussig!

Come meet others in the CHLT community, including board members, staff, landowners, and supporters.

Earth Day Celebration & Community Festival 2024
Friday, April 19
Headwaters River Journey
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
All details are subject to change more information will be published on the Headwaters Center website as they finalize everything for this event.

Don’t just make Earth Day about appreciating our spectacular planet. Make it about preserving it, too. This event will offer fun educational activities, a Rocky Mountain National Park speaker, and booth representatives from several ecology organizations hosting interactive games.

Admission is free to the public. Snacks and Beverages will be available for purchase.

Headwaters Book Club
Thursday, April 25
Headwaters Trails Alliance Office
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join CHLT and HTA for our quarterly book club meeting! This meeting will be at the HTA Office, 120 Zerex St, Fraser, CO 80442.

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, we are partnering with the Grand County Wilderness Group for this meeting! We will be discussing Wilderness and public lands. You are welcome to read any book on the subject!

Still looking for a good book to read? Try one of these:

  • All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West, by David Gessner
  • These American Lands: Parks, Wilderness, and the Public Lands, by Dyan Zaslowsky and Tom H. Watkins
  • In Defense of Public Lands: The Case Against Privatization and Transfer, by Steven Davis
  • That Wild Country: An Epic Journey through the Past, Present, and Future of America's Public Lands, by Mark Kenyon
  • This Contested Land: The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America's National Monuments, by McKenzie Long
  • The Enduring Wilderness: Protecting Our Natural Heritage through the Wilderness Act, by Doug Scott

We have plenty more: send an email or stop by the land trust office in Granby if you want other suggestions!
Upcoming Summer Events
Sunday, June 09 - Hot Sulphur Days Run/Walk
Sunday, June 23 - Wildflower Walk
Saturday, Aug 17 - Stargazing with the Land Trust
Community News
Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and Rocky Mountain Conservancy (RMC) are currently accepting applications for the 2024 Scholar-in-Residence Program. The Scholar-in-Residence Program allows a selected scholarly and scientific expert to live and conduct research in Estes Park, Colorado near RMNP. Financial support gives scholars the opportunity to be creative, productive, and successful in conducting research or observations that are uniquely connected to the park. The selected Scholar also works closely with RMC’s Field Institute and the Continental Divide Research Learning Center to connect their research to the community and educational programming of RMNP. Applications accepted through April 15, 2024.

The CO Division of Water Resources is advertising for a new East Grand Water Commissioner (District 51). The position will be based out of the Granby Division of Water Resources office. Click here for more information.

The National Forest Foundation is also hiring across the West: click here to learn and apply!

Click here to see employment opportunities on the
Keep It Colorado Job Board.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife releases March wolf map; activity returns to Eagle River Valley | VailDaily.com
One collar on a wolf brought from Oregon is no longer working and another is only partially functioning

This Colorado rancher sees a world where conservation can turn a profit | ColoradoSun.com
Dave Gottenborg and his wife, Jean, own the 3,000-acre Eagle Rock Ranch in Park County, where they work the land led by the ethos of the conservationist Aldo Leopold.

Ways to Support CHLT
Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Community Rewards program makes fundraising easy by donating to local organizations based on the shopping you do every day. Once you link your Card to an organization, all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Shopper’s Card. Click here to learn more.

Is your vehicle costing more than it's worth? Then hit the brakes on expensive repairs and consider donating your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to Colorado Headwaters Land Trust.
We accept all types of vehicles, running or not! We'll use the proceeds from your donation to continue to conserve and steward the open lands and natural character of the headwaters of the Colorado River in partnership with the local community. The process is easy, the pick-up is free, and your donation is tax-deductible. To learn more, click here.
Be Our Conservation Partner!
Are you or your business interested in becoming a Conservation Partner of CHLT? Click here for more information!
P.O. Box 1938 Granby, CO 80446 (970) 887-1177