MLC exists to protect open space and productive lands in southwest Colorado. Our mission drives our work. Click to learn more about MLC.
Imagine a group of children, sun and smiles on their faces, taking a guided walk through Hawkins Preserve in Cortez, learning about the native plants and animals that live there and the history of the land and people that lived here many years ago. This is an example of one…Read More→
Just before the holidays, MLC partnered with a landowner in Norwood to protect our second property on Wright’s Mesa – an area of conservation importance in central San Miguel County. 125 acres of land south of Norwood are forever set aside thanks to our recent partnership with a landowner south of…Read More→
Recently Montezuma Land Conservancy acquired a property that we are excited to share with the community. “Fozzie’s Farm,” an 80 acre parcel of rich farmland near Lewis, became the first property that MLC owns. Of course, a conservation easement also protects its agricultural character forever. This spring we will complete…Read More→