About Palmer Land Trust

© Greg Frozley


Jun 16th, 2017

So often in my day to day life as a student I neglect to leave the Colorado College campus, let alone the city boundaries. So it is always exciting to me when I get to venture outside of “Olympic City USA” and explore.

Jun 7th, 2017
What is BioBlitz? It is an opportunity to hear from experts and learn more about the parks and open spaces you love! Our own Amber Shanklin will be part of the team leading surveys and talking about our favorite landscapes.
Jun 6th, 2017
Palmer Land Trust has announced the names of the three award winners, and a prestigious honorary recognition, for the 2017 Southern Colorado Conservation Awards (SCCA). The event recognizes individuals and organizations that are dedicated to stewardship, education and innovation in conservation impacting southern Colorado
May 31st, 2017
We are excited to welcome Lily to our team for the Summer. Her fellowship will include land visits, stewardship training, and lots of opportunity to learn about how Palmer Land Trust work. Meet her and here why she chose Palmer.
May 24th, 2017

The Lower Arkansas Valley has been seeing A LOT of rain this spring. Our Lower Arkansas Valley Conservation Director, Matt Heimerich (pictured), has gotten nearly six inches on his farm in May alone – far above average and potentially even record breaking.

May 24th, 2017

We have been partnering with land owners and protecting land for 40 years now! That's more than 105,000 acres of outdoor recreation, scenic views and agricultural land that will always be a part of the Southern Colorado landscape.

May 24th, 2017
Every year, we use the spring and summer seasons to connect with landowners and set up visits to each property we help protect. Our team members who make annual property visits are often scientists – biologists and ecologists – and land management experts with long experience working with the land and landowners.
May 16th, 2017
Colorado is the first state in the nation to have an entire day dedicated to recognizing and enjoying our public lands! This year, May 20th is our opportunity to celebrate the beauty and significance of Colorado’s wide-open, accessible, scenic views and recreation areas. 
May 11th, 2017

We've been saving land and protecting it for future generations for 40 years now! Our friends at Inasmuch Foundation and a private donor are helping us celebrate by providing matching grants for donations of $1,000 or more.

May 10th, 2017

Local yoga center, Pranava, is supporting Palmer Land Trust this quarter through their donation-based yoga program.

May 9th, 2017
Solitude Park is a stunning 300-acre open space adjacent to the Cedar Heights neighborhood in Colorado Springs. While the area is usually closed to the public, a couple residents of Cedar Heights who have been instrumental in working to manage the property recently took a few Palmer Land Trust supporters on a tour of the land.