Parks and wildlife are vital parts of our Colorado economy and quality of life. According to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife department, there is a $6.1 billion economic contribution across our state from wildlife viewing, state park visitors, anglers and hunters.
Candice merges her love for the open spaces of southern Colorado with her professional experience as a legal editor in the position of Director of Land Stewardship.
Colorado Springs, CO – Nominations are now open for the ninth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that are dedicated to stewardship, education, and innovation in conservation impacting southern Colorado.
Palmer's own Erica Oakley-Courage will be speaking at this year's Nonprofit Day Conference hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.
In the face of unprecendented population growth locally, the Conservation Leadership project will be providing an opportunity for Millennials and Gen-Xers to become the influencers that will protect and grow local access to the outdoors, and engage in land conservation challenges regionally.
Forty years ago the Colorado Springs metropolitan population was less than 300,000. Today, we’re quickly approaching 700,000. It’s the second-largest city in Colorado and located in the most populated county.
Photo Credit: Michael Menefee
We are very excited to introduce you to our newest team member, Leah Valentine!
Leah comes to Palmer with many years of experience in office management, a focus on process improvement and efficiency, and a deep passion for Colorado land.
We have recently released our 2017 Spring Newsletter. Check out the lastest Palmer news and big wins of 2016 here:
See all the highlights from the 2015 fiscal year, including a look at Pueblo County's BX Ranch and Wilson Creek Ranch along Shelf Road.
Palmer Land Trust is proud to announce it has received $300,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) to preserve 1,135 acres of Wilson Creek Ranch.