What the Land Trust Does

We work on projects that provide a variety of benefits to residents and visitors of Central Colorado, these include:

  • Protecting Natural Resources
  • Maintaining our Ranching Heritage
  • Growing Local Food
  • Sustaining Wildlife Populations
  • Keeping Scenic View Sheds
  • Increasing Outdoor Recreation Opportunities
  • Watershed Protection
  • Restoring Our Lands and Water
  • Preserving Our History
  • Long-term Stewardship
  • Conservation Planning
  • Ranch and Farm Transition Planning
  • Natural Resource and Agricultural Education

LTUA Annual Event – Great Success!

The Land Trust's Annual Event and Fundraiser was sold out days before our Friday the 13th evening. The Event raised a total of $20,000! The Land Trust will use funds from the evening to support its conservation programs protecting agricultural and natural lands and water in Central Colorado.

If you could not make it to the event it is not too late - mail your contribution to:
PO Box 942
Salida, CO 81201

Join us on a Trip to Yellowstone

We only have three spaces left on a special Wildlife Watching Trip to Yellowstone National Park from March 19 - 24, 2016. This small group experience is in partnership with Yellowstone Wolf Tracker. Winter is great time to watch large game animals and predators, such as wolves interact. Our experienced wildlife guides will make this an unforgettable experience. For more information.

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Common Cents

The Common Cents for Conservation program collects voluntary contributions on the sale receipts of participating businesses. Funds collected from the program help support LTUA’s objectives of protecting important natural, agricultural, scenic, and historical lands in Chaffee, Fremont, Lake and neighboring Counties.

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Andrew Mackie honored

At their annual dinner, the Upper Arkansas Conservation District awarded Andrew Mackie, Executive Director and the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas its 2015 Outstanding Conservationist of the Year award.

We are grateful to the Conservation District and look forward to expanding our partnership.

Support the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas

We will use your donations for conservation projects and programs in Central Colorado.