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RiGHT Summer Intern Position

RiGHT is looking for a Cathy McNeil Conservation Intern (CMCI) Intern for the 2014 summer field season! The successful candidate will work with RiGHT on community outreach, Land Trust events, and conservation easement monitoring during our busy summer season. Continue reading

RiGHT Short Film #4: Garcia Ranch

You’ve probably heard us talk about the Garcia Ranch. It was our 2013 Save the Ranch project and we completed the conservation easement in December. Here is a chance to look at the ranch through the lens of co-owner Lana Garcia in her short film about the ranch that includes a fascinating interview with her father, Reyes Garcia.

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Winter 2013 Newsletter

Our Winter 2013 Newsletter is here! Included in this issue is a piece about Don Richmond’s commitment to conservation, an announcement about RiGHT receiving an El Pomar Award for Excellence, an article by Executive Director Nancy Butler about the West Fork Fire, and much more. Click this link to read the newsletter and learn about our efforts to conserve our land, water, and way of life in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

RiGHT Short Film #3: Lazy Dawg Ranch

Lazy Dawg Ranch in Monte Vista, Colorado is a working ranch and a wonderful retreat for owners Chris and Christie Hayes. Watch this film to learn more about their commitment to conservation and what they love about the ranch they conserved with RiGHT in 2009.

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Shriver Wright State Wildlife Area Opening – 10/26/2013

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) invite the community to join them on Saturday, October 26th from 1 to 3 pm for an opening day at Shriver Wright State Wildlife Area, on the east side of Monte Vista.  The area was renamed in honor of local farmers and water leaders, Doug Shriver and Ray Wright, and several new features have been developed on the site to enhance the experience of the beautiful river corridor location.   Continue reading

RiGHT Short Film #2: P&L Farm

Our second in a series of films about land conserved with RiGHT, this documentary focuses on our first conservation easement, P&L Farm. Watch the film to see the landowners talk about their commitment to land conservation and their work with us.