Our Work

Since 1992, MALT has been leading collaborative, science based initiatives to protect nearly 24,000 acres of Colorado natural areas, wildlife habitat, streams and rivers, working ranches and historic lands.

MALT’s capacity for brokering private Conservation Easements and facilitating partnerships for public projects and recreational opportunities have been some of the organization’s most notable successes.

Where We Work

MALT serves a 4,290 square-mile area encompassing Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park and Teller Counties in Colorado.

MALT has conserved a total of 23,482 acres in our six county service area:

  • 17,310 acres in 86 voluntary land agreements (Conservation Easements)
  • 207 acres owned by MALT
  • 5,965 acres facilitated public projects
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MALT Owned Properties

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Pennsylvania Mountain / Pika Trail

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Sacramento Creek Ranch

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Anna Lou Wooldridge

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Public Projects

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Floyd Hill Open Space

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Noble Meadow

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Beaver Brook Watershed

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Blair Ranch

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Conservation Success Stories

  • 14 Oct Conservation of 32 Acres in Jefferson County

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the completion of a voluntary private* Conservation Easement on 32 acres in Jefferson County with the landowners of the historic Flying J Ranch. This ranch has been owned by the same family since the 1940’s when......

  • 30 Dec MALT Announces the Conservation of 210 Acres in Jefferson County!

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the completion of a Conservation Easement on 210 acres in the Kerr Gulch area of Evergreen in Jefferson County. The Conservation Easement is part of the privately-held historic Ralston Ranch and connects to a 40-acre parcel......

  • 29 Dec MALT Announces the Conservation of 207 Acres in Park County!

    MALT is pleased to announce the completion of a Conservation Easement on 207 acres in the Tarryall region of Park County. This Conservation Easement, located just a few miles northwest of Lake George, was generously donated by the Hendershot family that has owned the ranch......

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