We all benefit from private voluntary land agreements! A 2017 analysis from Colorado State University found that each dollar invested by the state for these (conservation) easements produced benefits of between $4 and $12 for Coloradans. Public benefits include clean water and air, scenic views, access to things produced by local farms and ranches products, and wildlife habitat: all things that contribute to a high quality of life in the state. Read more.
“Working with Mountain Area Land Trust was a breath of fresh air. They were very reasonable and listened to what my concerns were and what was important to me and my family heritage and we were able to make it work out to the best end result.”
Amanda Woodbury, Landowner