Newly Saved Lands

Two new donations in 2013 add protected land to the Turtle Lake area and Animas River corridor! Read more...

Instantly Double Your Donation!

Anonymous benefactor offers to match all donations made to LPOSC during Colorado Land Conservation Week, June 16-22, 2014. Read more...

Summer Happenings

We have lots planned this summer! Join us at SkaBQ, the Discovery Museum, and Durango Farmers Market. Read more...

Recent News

Newly Saved Lands

NEW 2013 donations add protected land to the Turtle Lake area and Animas River corridor!

The generosity of two local families added more land around Turtle Lake and along the Animas River to the acreage protected through conservation easements, forever and always.

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Watch Video: James Ranch  ➨

James Ranch in Durango, CO protects 138 acres through a conservation easement with La Plata Open Space Conservancy (LPOSC). James Ranch is owned and operated by three generations of the James Family, and foods produced at the ranch are sold and served in local markets and restaurants. LPOSC currently…