Through voluntary agreements with private landowners, we are working to protect the values that make Central Colorado special. Whether ranchland or farmland, wildlife habitat or headwaters, we aim to preserve the sweeping vistas and rural character of this area — now and into the future.

Interview with Central Colorado Conservancy Board member Dan Larkin. Dan has lived in both Lake and Chaffee Counties, he is an avid hunter and conservationist.

Interview with rancher Joe Cogan. Joe put a conservation easement on his Chubb Park property in 2010.

Interview with Nate Porter, owner of Salida Mountain Sports and a long-time partner with Central Colorado Conservancy through the Common Cents for Conservation program.

Interview with rancher Paul Campbell. Paul and his family placed a conservation easement on their ranch in 2014.