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2020
 

Meet Sally Ross, CCALT’s New Restoration & Resiliency Program Director
Dec 22, 2020

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) team is growing and we are thrilled to introduce you to our newest team member, Sally Ross! Sally will be working out of CCALT’s Steamboat Office. Read on to learn more about Sally and her new position at CCALT. Where are you originally from and how did you […]


What are You Thankful for This Year?
Nov 24, 2020

2020 has distributed its fair share of challenges to all of us. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the CCALT team decided to take a moment to celebrate what we are thankful for this year. As it turns out, there are plenty of silver linings to be had. Common themes for us were family, place, and […]


The Line Rider Society
Oct 28, 2020

There are many ways to support the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) – you can make a general donation, a gift of real estate, or even donate an old vehicle! While we hope we’ve been diligent in sharing these different giving vehicles with you (pun intended), we are aware that there is one aspect […]


Remembering Vince Kontny, and his Commitment to the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust
Sep 15, 2020

Tribute Written by Richard L. Knight Vince Kontny died unexpectedly in his sleep on August 9, 2020. The news of his passing saddened and surprised staff and supporters of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT). In the year that CCALT celebrates its 25 anniversary, we must pause and remember how this man’s legacy anchored […]


Parting Words from Bryce Hinchman
Sep 03, 2020

It is bittersweet to announce that CCALT conservation manager, Bryce Hinchman, will be leaving his position at the land trust and transitioning to a full-time legal career this fall. Bryce joined CCALT following the 2019 merger of CCALT and the Yampa Valley Land Trust. Bryce was instrumental in the success of that merger, and his […]


Forever Colorado – Together
Jul 27, 2020

Each year, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) invites our community to gather on a conserved ranch to celebrate the protection of Colorado’s open space, wildlife habitat, scenic views and western culture. The Forever Colorado BBQ is a chance for our community to catch up with those we don’t see regularly and enjoy the […]


Hitting the Road From our Desks: A Different Way to Monitor CCALT Held Conservation Easements
Jun 26, 2020

An interview with CCALT Project Manager, Brad Cory Each year, CCALT staff spend a large portion of their spring and summer monitoring every CCALT conserved property to make sure that the terms of the conservation easement are being upheld. That means all of our properties must be visited each year. This year, due to the […]


Spring Branding in the Year of COVID19
May 29, 2020

This year is different. This year, we are unsure about what these gatherings will mean; we are trying to heed the advice of our industry associations, attempting to find the delicate balance of social distance while showing up to work with and for our neighbors.


Commuting Through Conservation
Apr 14, 2020

A CCALT staff member gets reacquainted with her sense of place during her daily commute in Routt County.


Meet Morgan Weinrich
Mar 31, 2020

Getting to know CCALT’s New Events and Logistics Manager


Getting to Know CCALT’s 2020 Fellows
Feb 28, 2020

Julia Currier and Kai Miranda are CCA and CCALT’s most recent fellows. We are excited to welcome Julia and Kai to our team and for you to get to know them.


12 Wins for CCALT in 2019 that YOU Made Possible
Jan 31, 2020

2019 proved to be CCALT’s busiest year to date. Read on for a list of successes and victories that YOU helped to make possible last year. WIN #1: 7 Families Utilize Conservation Easements The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust partnered with seven ranching families across the state to conserve some of Colorado’s most productive agricultural […]