Ridgway Ranch is protected, forever .
“Ridgway Ranch is the heart of the Brush Creek Valley Ranch and Open Space,” said EVLT Executive Director Jessica Foulis. “Protecting this parcel for our community and wildlife is the realization of a conservation vision that has been in the works for decades.”... continue reading.
Sweetwater Lake Purchased
The Conservation Fund  purchased the 488-acre Sweetwater Lake property , marking a significant milestone in the permanent protection of the lake and surrounding land. The Conservation Fund’s purchase ensures the property will not be developed and allows time to obtain necessary funding required to transfer the land to the  U.S. Forest Service . .. read more here.
Farm to Fork Picnic
There's a way to help EVLT protect more land in our community and have fun doing it. EVLT’s first ever Farm to Fork Picnic is here! It takes place wherever you choose, like your favorite open space or living room. Gather your family, friends, and other public land enthusiasts to enjoy the classic picnic - no assembly required; everything you need is provided in these gourmet picnic baskets “to-go.” Purchase your gourmet picnic baskets here. 
Did You Know...
...you can purchase a basket for a family that has been impacted by the pandemic?
Give the gift of a picnic or donate a basket to a local family that could use a picnic pick-me-up.
...you don't need to be here on August 27th to participate?
Any basket can be purchased without pre-prepared food for flexible pickup. Reply to this email for more information.
Brush Creek Valley Ranch is a beautiful and easily accessible open space. However, the ranch still has many miles of barbed wire fencing, which can be harmful to local wildlife populations, including elk and deer. As a result, Eagle Valley Land Trust and Eagle County Open Space are working together on this project to help solve these issues. We will be focusing on fence removal and potentially fence building... learn more and RSVP.
How to Support Eagle Valley Land Trust
  • Save the Lake by clicking here.
  • Underwrite a property by clicking here.
  • Donate online by clicking here.
  • Give by phone at (970) 748-7654.
  • Send a check made payable to "Eagle Valley Land Trust" to P.O. Box 3016, Edwards, CO 81632.
  • We accept donations of land, please contact us for information.
  • Donations of appreciated stock are welcome, please contact us.
  • "Like" and "Follow" EVLT on Facebook and Instagram.
Planned Giving
Have you included Eagle Valley Land Trust in your will? If so, please let us know so that we may thank you during your lifetime.

Thinking of leaving a legacy of conservation? Consider adding EVLT as a beneficiary of your IRA.

For other planned giving options, please click here.
Eagle Valley Land Trust | Phone: (970) 748-7654 | Website: www.evlt.org