About Palmer Land Trust

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Dec 12th, 2017

There are three key elements to understand about water in Colorado:

Dec 11th, 2017

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.

Dec 7th, 2017

Photo Credit: Michael Menefee

Dec 7th, 2017

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. 

Dec 1st, 2017

We are proud to be a part of the 3rd Annual Snow Ball - a concert benefiting several Give! Campaign non-profits. The December 10th concert will feature the popular cover band Woodshed Red and is free to attend!  

Dec 1st, 2017

Outdoor recreation is why many of us call southern Colorado home. Contemplative open space trails, swooping singletrack, rugged forested hikes, and the hidden canyons of the prairie are available to us in our backyard.

Nov 22nd, 2017
Stop by this Colorado Springs craft brewery and grab a pint to support Palmer.
Nov 7th, 2017
The Land Trust Alliance in Washington D.C. has invited Palmer Land Trust’s Executive Director Rebecca Jewett to join their Land Trust Leadership Council.
Oct 31st, 2017

When we were awarded a $60,750 grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, we were excited. So was local station KRCC 91.5. Jake Brownell spoke with Palmer Director of Operations, Anais Spitzer, about the grant and what plans are in place to "Cultivate the next generation of conservationists." 

Oct 31st, 2017

Colorado State University released the results of an important conservation study in 2017. The study shows that conservation investments by the state return a lot in economic benefit to Coloradans - up to $12 for every $1 of investment.

Oct 31st, 2017

Farming has been a part of the Rocky Ford lifestyle for generations. The Denver Post recently covered what it means to be a farmer today while raising a family, getting started and carrying on the work in a new era of agriculture.

Oct 31st, 2017

When Dana Cronin of KRCC went to Crowley County she met a handful of farmers, including our own Matt Heimerich, and farming families like the Knapp Family.