2014 Newsletter

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Include YVLT In Your Estate Plan

Include Yampa Valley Land Trust in your estate plan and leave a legacy to the Yampa Valley by helping protect Colorado’s unique natural, historical, scenic, and agricultural landscapes. You can choose from a variety of instruments which can include a steady income stream for you or YVLT, or plan that can leave a generous gift to YVLT. […]

Land Trust Recognized for Conservation Successes

Yampa Valley Land Trust received a $5,000 award last week for being named a finalist for the El Pomar Foundation’s Robert V. Menary Award for Environmental Issues.   The award, presented November 17th during the El Pomar’s annual Awards for Excellence banquet at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, was one of three handed down […]

Conservation Easements Offer Land Protection

For many ranchers, conservation easements are a way to obtain needed cash for their operations without selling pieces of land.   About 40,000 acres of open space are protected by conservaton easements in Routt County. The easements are held by nonprofit organizations such as the Yampa Valley Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, the Colorado Cattlemen’s […]