Blog

Year One - Written by Erik Glenn
Jun 24, 2016
Erik Glenn reflects on his first year as Executive Director of CCALT.
Landowner Driven Conservation - Written by Megan Knott & Jayne Thompson
May 31, 2016
This is a story about a conservation easement in Weld County, and how multiple partners worked together to enrich the conservation values on that particular ranch after a disturbance.
Two Truths & One Lie - Written by Jayne Thompson
Apr 26, 2016
How well do you know the CCALT staff members?
Colorado Water Law for Landowners - Written by Kent Holsinger, Esq.
Mar 29, 2016
Colorado has long been at the forefront of water issues in the West.  As a headwaters state (no water flows into its boundaries), Colorado is a party to no fewer than 14 interstate compacts and U.S. Supreme Court decrees governing water use.   
Calving in Colorado - Written by Jayne Thompson
Feb 29, 2016
It may not be spring yet, but as the days warm and the sun sets later in the evening, ranchers across Colorado are preparing for calving season. Ranching is usually known as a 24/7 occupation, and calving season is likely the epitome of that statement. 
“If You Eat, You’re Part of Agriculture” - Written by Maggie Hanna
Jan 28, 2016
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers [and ranchers], therefore, are the founders of human civilization. -Daniel Webster

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