Partnering for Stewardship – Opportunities for Landowners

Learn about funding and partnership opportunities for private land stewardship projects from our agency partners: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Natural Resources Conservation Service Colorado State Forest Service This session will take place at the Durango Public Library in Program Room 1.

Southwest Colorado Land Access – Community Listening Session – Towaoc

Join us for community listening sessions! Are you a land seeker or landowner? Are you a farmer, rancher, aspiring farmer or rancher, or an advocate for land or food justice? Are you interested in joining others to discuss opportunities to increase equitable land access in Southwest Colorado? Then we encourage you to join us at

Southwest Colorado Land Access – Community Listening Session –

Join us for community listening sessions! Are you a land seeker or landowner? Are you a farmer, rancher, aspiring farmer or rancher, or an advocate for land or food justice? Are you interested in joining others to discuss opportunities to increase equitable land access in Southwest Colorado? Then we encourage you to join us at

Soil Health Workshop

LOCATION CHANGE! Learn about the importance of soil health, how to assess it, and how to improve it. Featuring experts from the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Dryside Rancher Dale Horvath, this session will take place at the Animas Valley Grange at 7271 County Rd 203 (1 mile north of Trimble).

Southwest Colorado Land Access – Community Listening Session – Durango

Join us for community listening sessions! Are you a land seeker or landowner? Are you a farmer, rancher, aspiring farmer or rancher, or an advocate for land or food justice? Are you interested in joining others to discuss opportunities to increase equitable land access in Southwest Colorado? Then we encourage you to join us at

Living with Beavers

Learn about these unique creatures and how to integrate them into your rural property. Nichole Fox, founder of Give a Dam, will cover how beavers can improve drought and wildfire resilience, agricultural yield, wildlife habitat, and more! This session will take place at the Durango Public Library.

Southwest Land Access – Community Listening Session – Ignacio

Join us for community listening sessions! Are you a land seeker or landowner? Are you a farmer, rancher, aspiring farmer or rancher, or an advocate for land or food justice? Are you interested in joining others to discuss opportunities to increase equitable land access in Southwest Colorado? Then we encourage you to join us at

Conservation Easements 101 for Realtors

Learn the ins and outs of conservation easements during this workshop for realtors. Join us for a special presentation by Tax Credit Connection's Ariel Steele, and earn 3 continuing education credits if you are a real estate professional. See you there! Registration encouraged.

Noxious Weed Workshop

Join La Plata County's Weed Manager and La Plata Open Space Conservancy on a conserved property 1 mile north of Elmore's Corner to identify common species and discuss management best practices. We'll have snacks and beverages available. Come prepared to walk up to one mile at an easy pace. The specific property location will be

Firefly Viewing Party

Please join LPOSC for burgers, beers, and fireflies on Wednesday, July 19th.  The viewing party will be generously hosted by Jerry and Karen Zink on their conserved property, Sunnyside Farm.  Fireflies only appear in SW Colorado for a few weeks each year, so this gathering will provide a unique opportunity to view the fireflies before

SW Equitable Land Access Community Gathering

The Southwest Equitable Land Access Working Group will host a community gathering to discuss the report and next steps at Fenceline Cider in Mancos. We hope to see you there!

Cocktails for Conservation

701 Public House 701 E 2nd Ave, Durango, Colorado, United States

Kick off your 45th annual Snowdown Durango festivities with La Plata Open Space Conservancy!  Cocktails for Conservation is a lively, elegant event featuring handcrafted chocolates from Animas Chocolate Company, specialty cocktails, fine foods, local brews and a silent auction. All proceeds from this popular event support LPOSC's work to conserve Southwest Colorado's land, water, and

$75 – $100