Our Work

Since 1992, MALT has been leading collaborative, science based initiatives to protect over 24,500 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 4,830 square-mile area encompassing Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park and Teller Counties in Colorado.

MALT has conserved a total of 24,550 acres in our six county service area:

  • 18,255 acres in 93 voluntary land agreements (Conservation Easements)
  • 207 acres owned by MALT
  • 6,088 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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Pals Family State Wildlife Area

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Noble Meadow

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Blair Ranch

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Beaver Brook Watershed

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Conservation Success Stories

  • 08 Nov Sacramento Preserve Conservation Easement In Park County

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT), Keep It Colorado and Park County Land and Water Trust Fund are pleased to announce the Sacramento Preserve Conservation Easement of 56.5-acres in Park County outside the town of Fairplay. In the early 1900s, two families purchased this land together......

  • Sunshine Canyon
    02 Nov New 12-Acre Conservation Easement in Sunshine Canyon, Boulder County

    Mountain Area Land Trust is pleased to announce the completion of a voluntary private Conservation Easement in Boulder County with landowner Bruce Correll. The 12-acre property is located west of Boulder along Sunshine Canyon Drive and is highly visible from the road. The property connects to open......

  • Sunshine Canyon Dr Conservation Easement
    01 Sep MALT Announces a Conservation Easement in Boulder County!

    The Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the completion of a voluntary private Conservation Easement in Boulder County. The Conservation Easement is a four-acre property owned by the Fischer family and is located west of Boulder along Sunshine Canyon Drive. Travelers from......

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