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Montezuma Land Conservancy Welcomes New Executive Director Travis Custer

We are extremely pleased to announce that Travis Custer will assume the role of Executive Director of Montezuma Land Conservancy (MLC) beginning October 2, 2017. Travis brings his strong agricultural experience, local and state relationships, and his passion for land conservation and education to MLC.  Travis has worked for the…

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Conservation and Education at The Nature Center at Butler Corner

A commitment to conservation and education join together in forming the recently completed conservation easement at The Nature Center at Butler Corner. It’s a place where children and adults can come to walk, listen and learn about all that nature has to offer on this beautiful 263-acre property north of…

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Conserving Land Forever

Pictured above: Nina Williams and Moki Youngquist conducting annual stewardship visits. I had the wonderful opportunity to join Nina Williams on a stewardship visit to one of the largest easements held by the Montezuma Land Conservancy (MLC) up in the Groundhog Glade area.  Each year MLC performs a stewardship site…

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Great News: Investing in Land Conservation-Colorado State University Study Shows Economic Benefits to Coloradans

Colorado is famous for its iconic landscapes, which have helped shape the state’s identity and economy. From agriculture to recreation and tourism, from minerals and fuels to forest and wildlife, Coloradans are dependent on nature for many things that enrich our lives. Not surprisingly, state officials have repeatedly identified conservation…

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Scenic Agricultural Property Along the San Juan Skyway Conserved!

On June 30th one of the most scenic properties along the San Juan Skyway outside of Mancos was set aside as open space forever thanks to a conservation easement held by the Montezuma Land Conservancy.  The Schultz Elk and Cattle Ranch anchors the entryway to Mancos and now, thanks to the…

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