2016 marks The Nature Conservancy in Colorado’s 50th Anniversary. All year long we will be celebrating our work to protect Colorado’s lands and waters, restore our forests and connect more people with nature by highlighting our successes and how they inspire us as we plan for the future.
Learn more about the people and places behind our work over the last 50 years and check back as we add more features during our anniversary year.
Colorado's state director reflects on the Conservancy's 50-year history and on the future of conservation in our state.
Explore the Conservancy's history of 50 years of work across Colorado.
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado has helped launch global programs in 16 locations throughout the world, through the sharing of best practices, expertise and resources.
See how our efforts to restore fire to the landscape help protect nature, safeguard communities, and secure our water supplies.
Learn how an ambitious project to clear tamarisk from the San Miguel River set the precedent for riparian restoration work in the western United States.
Learn how states throughout the Colorado River basin came together to create one of the Conservancy's first landscape-level programs.
Watch a video to find out how The Nature Conservancy helped in the creation of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
Watch a video about this iconic 50,000-acre property in the heart of southeast Colorado.
Learn how The Nature Conservancy, a lifelong rancher and the U.S. Army came together to protect 22,000 acres in Colorado.
When The Nature Conservancy purchased Phantom Canyon in the Laramie Foothills it changed the way the Conservancy approached land protection.
What started out as an elementary school math project turned into a lasting legacy for one of Colorado's most unique landscapes—and inspired a new generation of conservationists.
The protection of Mexican Cut initiated the founding of The Nature Conservancy in Colorado.
Conserving the natural, historical and agricultural heritage of the Yampa Valley.
We asked a former and current board member about their experiences with the Conservancy in Colorado.