Native Grasses Project Needs Your Support

Native Grasses are valuable forage for wildlife, scenically beautiful, and essential for supporting soils. And, these grasses need help! 

Many landowners in the Glade Park area are interested in restoring native plants and wildlife habitat on their properties. However, these grasses are challenging to grow on previously disturbed soils and seeds are often difficult to get and expensive to purchase.

The Mesa Land Trust is working ...

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Gigi Love to Perform House Concert to Benefit MLT

Email Mary Hughes for details and the link to purchase concert tickets.  

Gigi Love is the first Trails and Rails Troubadour on Amtrak for the National Parks. Her new songs for our parks are an audio cross-country road trip with Love’s earnest, golden voice behind the wheel. 

Join On Friday, June 16th, Gigi Love will perform a house concert to benefit Mesa Land Trust.
Each $50 ticket will include wine, beer, and nonalcoholic beverages. ...
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Join Us For a Native Plant Hike

Join the Colorado Native Plant Society (CONPS) & Mesa Land Trust for a guided wildflower and native grasses hike at Three Sisters and Lunch Loops Trails.

May 10th 6-7:30 pm   OR   May 16th 6-7:30 pm

Group size is limited to 15.

To register, email Libby Collins at libby@mesalandtrust.org or call 263-5443

Stephen Stern, Ph.D., President of the Plateau Chapter of CONPS will lead the hike, identify and discuss wildflowers and native grasses.

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March Designated ‘Write a Will Month’ in Mesa County

Write a Will Month Press Release

“Did anyone check under the mattress?”

When “someday” comes, how will your family know who gets all of your valuable stuff?   Learn more from the experts as part of the first annual Mesa County “Write a Will Month” in March, when two free 90-minute workshops are scheduled at the Mesa County Public Library Community Room, Downtown Grand Junction:

Tuesday,  March 14, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 29, 5:30- 7 p.m.         ...

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Read the MLT 2015-16 Annual Report

Please take time to read our latest Annual Report. In it are stories of landowners who have recently conserved their land to protect working farms and ranches, wildlife habitat, and scenic landscapes. There are also stories of how the Land Trust is connecting folks across the region with the lands that make it a wonderful place to live. Click the picture to read.

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Colorado Gives Day, December 6th!

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday December 6th but you can pre-schedule your online donation today and have it count on Colorado Gives Day and have it enhanced by the $1 million incentive cgd-2016fund.  Mesa Land Trust is part the local Grand Valley Gives Collaboration – a partnership of 24 organizations that have come together to raise awareness for this statewide day of giving.  Click ...

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Jennings & Keller in Concert, Sat., Sept. 24th

Join us for Jennings and Keller in concert, September 24th, to benefit Mesa Land Trust. Doors open at 6:30, concert from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  
 
The orchards and vineyards surrounding Palisade provide a magnificent backdrop, at a private home, for an evening with the talented Laura Jennings and Dana Keller. For more information and to listen, click here:  http://www.jenningsandkeller.com/  
 
As an added bonus Annie Hughes (B & W photo) and Pat Hubbard, local musicians and conservation landowners from Collbran will ...
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52 Acres of Vineyard and Views Protected

Mesa Land Trust is pleased to announce the conservation of the 52-acre Christianson Vineyard near Palisade. This spectacular property, bordered by Interstate 70 to the north and the Colorado River to the south, is the largest contiguous vineyard in the area. Conservation of the this wonderful agricultural land helps assure that the breathtaking views as you enter the Grand Valley from the east will remain in agriculture and natural habitat. Thanks to the Daily Sentinel for the great article!

From Grand Junction Daily ...

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