Crescent Ranch Conservation Easement Closes!

Crescent Ranch, Dolores County Colorado

On Tuesday, Montezuma Land Conservancy completed a two year process to protect the 4,847 acre Crescent Ranch. The property is in two parcels: one in central Dolores County containing high elevation aspen forests and oakbrush woodlands and a second parcel located in western Montezuma County containing natural desert habitat and alluvial basins.[pullquote]In the landowner’s words, “this project keeps the land all together just like Dad wanted from the beginning.”[/pullquote] The project was made possible by grant funding from Great Outdoors Colorado, the Farm and Ranchland Protection Program and grants from the Packard Foundation and Gates Family Foundation.

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