Fun, easy ways to support Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas
Colorado Gives Day (December 10, 2013) Support the Land Trust on Tuesday, December 10th as part of Colorado Gives Day. On this day the FirstBank Incentive Fund increases the value of every dollar donated to the Land Trust. You can also pre-schedule your Colorado Gives Day gift to the Land Trust by selecting the date as December 10th. Go to www.coloradogives.org/landtrustoftheupperarkansas to make your donation. Join us and talk to the Land Trust staff on December 10, 2013 at:
- City on the Hill in Leadville (508 Harrison Avenue) from 8:00 am to 11:00 am for a cup of coffee
- Sweetie’s in Salida (124 F Street) from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, enjoy one of their pastries or egg sandwiches.
Land Trust Happy Hour (December 11, 2013) Have a beer to support the Land Trust! Benson’s Tavern in Salida will host a happy hour for the Land Trust from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday, December 11th. Bring your friends and socialize with the Land Trust staff and Board of Directors. The Art of Joshua Been and Carl Ortman (December 14, 2013) Salida Artist Joshua Been will host “100 for 100,” a show with miniature paintings priced at $100, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Land Trust. Josh’s Land Trust show is Sat., Dec 14, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Palace Hotel on F Street in Salida. This is always a fun, popular, catered holiday event with Josh’s stunning paintings. Josh, we appreciate it! Costa Rica (April 2014) Travel with the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas and Natural Habitat Adventures to the Paradise of Costa Rica – APRIL 21-29, 2014
What We Do
The Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas works on projects that provide a variety of benefits to the residents and visitors to the Valley. These include:
- Protecting ranch and farmland
- Promoting ranching and farming opportunities
- Protecting natural resources, such as riparian areas, wetlands, wildlife habitat, unique ecosystems and wildlife corridors
- Enhancing access to public lands
- Providing additional access for outdoor recreation activities
- Protecting water resources
- Maintaining scenic vistas
- Preserving historic resources
COMMON CENTS for Conservation™ Partners are making a big difference for land conservation in the Upper Arkansas Valley!! Local businesses are signing up to help support the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas and our work protecting important lands in the Valley. Our Common Cents Partners collect a voluntary 1% donation from their customers. These donations go to the Land Trust to fund various projects in Lake, Chaffee, and Fremont counties. You can help support the Common Cents for Conservation Program by supporting these businesses. If you have a business in the Upper Arkansas Valley consider joining the program. Colorado businesses supporting Common Cents for Conservation. Get more information about joining Common Cents for Conservation. Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas awarded certification by the State of Colorado. Read the full press release. Show your support of LTUA by applying for this attractive and practical Capital One Card.