Mission: The principal mission of the land trust is to work with landowners to protect agricultural and forest lands, water resources, wildlife habitat and scenic open spaces, and to serve our community by facilitating parks and trails in custer, fremont, pueblo and huerfano counties.
Programs: Land protection and preservation. During the fiscal year year 2013-14, san isabel land protection trust placed conservation easements on five properties, totalling 1,629 acres in custer, pueblo and huerfano counties. All were donated conservation easements with no grants or pass-through revenue. In all, 127 conservation easements are maintained by the land trust.
San Isabel Land Protection Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means San Isabel Land Protection Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. San Isabel Land Protection Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.