Mission: The mission of the black canyon regional land trust is to serve as a non- political, non-governmental organization that encourages and assists private landowners in preserving and sustaining the rural heritage, natural, and cultural conservation values primarily in the watersheds of the uncompahgre, north fork of the gunnison, and lower gunnison rivers and surrounding areas, for the benefit of the public, today and in perpetuity.
Programs: During the fiscal year ended march 31, 2018, black canyon regional land trust continued to preserve and protect approximately 340 conservation easements, covering 52,226 acres in 6 counties in southwest colorado.
Black Canyon Regional Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Black Canyon Regional Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Black Canyon Regional Land 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.