Statewide Conservation Projects

Ensuring statewide reach

In addition to our main priority areas, Colorado Open Lands responds to dozens of inquiries each year from landowners seeking information on conservation options for their land around Colorado. A representative sample of our Statewide Conservation Projects diverse landscapes are highlighted below.

Featured Statewide Conservation Projects:
Beatty Canyon
Beatty Canyon Ranch - Statewide Conservation Projects

Photo Credit: John Fielder

Las Animas, 13,920 Acres
Red sandstone meets shortgrass prairie and the Purgatoire River canyon. Habitat for bighorn sheep, wild turkey, deer, and mountain lion. Managed for both agriculture production and wildlife habitat.
Partners: GOCO, Colorado Division of Wildlife

Berchert Ranch

Statewide Conservation Projects
Chaffee County, 201 Acres
Adjacent to numerous public lands and provides views from the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway. Critical habitat for mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, and big game. Senior water rights were protected with the easement.

Michigan River Ranch
Michigan River Ranch

Statewide Conservation Projects

Jackson County, 2,077 Acres
The headwaters of the Michigan river flows through the heart of the ranch. Reveals the Rawah Wilderness ot the east and the Never Summer Wilderness to the south.

 

Reinhold

Statewide Conservation Projects
Chaffee County, 160 Acres
Threading through the property, Frenchman Creek supports a narrow but signification riparian area. The uplands above the creek support two native plant communities of special concern.

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