Our Work

Since 1992, MALT has been leading collaborative, science based initiatives to protect 26,582 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 26,582 acres in our six county service area:

  • 18,358 acres in 96 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

  • 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......

  • Mount Tom
    12 Apr 2,000-Acres Conserved Surrounding Mount Tom

    Mount Tom Conservation Corridor is a multi-partner effort that conserves 2,000 acres on and around the summit of Mount Tom (9,741’) near Golden Gate Canyon State Park. This area serves as a vital wildlife habitat and migration corridor that includes the headwaters of Van Bibber......

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