Our Work

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

MALT has conserved a total of 24,439 acres in our six county service area:

  • 18,144 acres in 89 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

  • 13 Jan MALT Announces the Conservation of 776 Acres!

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the completion of a voluntary Conservation Easement on 776 acres in Pueblo County. The 776-acre Boone River Ranch is located approximately 20 miles east of Pueblo along the Arkansas River. Boone River Ranch is MALT’s first......

  • 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......

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