Our Work

Since 1992, MALT has been leading collaborative, science based initiatives to protect 26,733 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 26,733 acres in a six county service area:

  • 18,509 acres in 97 voluntary land agreements (Conservation Easements)
  • 225 acres owned by MALT
  • 7,999 acres facilitated public projects
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MAL Legend that shows icon for Private Conservation Easment, Icon for Public Project, Icon for MALT Owned property

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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Floyd Hill Meadow

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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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Beaver Brook Watershed

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Blair Ranch

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Noble Meadow

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Conservation Success Stories

  • Photo of conserved area in Conifer with meadow and forest.
    06 Jun 151 Acres Conserved In Southern Jefferson County

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the permanent protection of 151 acres in southern Jefferson County. Thanks to a strong neighbor-to-neighbor effort, MALT now holds 11 voluntary conservation agreements along Pleasant Park Road, Ridge Road and Kuester Road in Conifer and Littleton,......

  • Wonderhaven is a 5-acre parcel in Boulder.
    14 Dec Wonderhaven in Boulder Permanently Protected

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce the closing of a voluntary Conservation Easement on a unique property in a densely populated community within the Rural North Boulder neighborhood in the City of Boulder. The owners, Tim and Kerry Francis, founded Wonderhaven in......

  • Photo of Lions Head peak from Phelps Conservation Easement
    30 Nov Land Conservation Success Near Staunton State Park

    Mountain Area Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce a new private voluntary Conservation Easement adjacent to the southern boundary of Staunton State Park. This beautiful property has views of “Lion’s Head,” the highest peak at the park and a popular hiking destination. Elk Creek......

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