Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas

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Entity Information

Address 
PO Box 942, Salida, C0 81201
Phone Number 
(719) 539-7700
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
2001
State(s) of Operation 
Colorado
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Important natural areas/wildlife habitat
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm/ranch land
Historic/cultural resources
Important natural areas/wildlife habitat
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks/gardens/open space
Water resources including wetlands
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Former farmer or rancher
Soil and Water Conservation District

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities / Programs Offered That Support Farmers and / or Ranchers 
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Maintain a list of farm seekers and/or farms for sale
Deliver public education programs about agriculture
Support implementation of conservation plans
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Lease land to farmers and/or ranchers
Buy easements on farms and/or ranches
Buy farms and/or ranches in fee
Help farmers and/or ranchers gain access to land
Accept donated easements on farms and/or ranches

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