Newly Saved Lands

Newly protected land at Parelli Horse Ranch contributes to thousands of acres visible from Hwy 160! Read more...

Purchase Snowdown Tickets Now

It's that time of year again!
Enjoy local art, wine & craft spirits, food, music for the sake of protecting local open space!
Thursday January 29th

Combined Federal Campaign

Federal employees, please consider making LPOSC your CFC organization of choice. Read more...

Recent Posts

Newly Saved Lands


NEW 2014 donation of protected land at Parelli Horse Ranch in Pagosa Springs, CO

With the close of 2014, LPOSC permanently protected more land in Pagosa Springs at the Parelli Natural Horsemanship Ranch. This new conservation easement is adjacent to two existing conservation easements as well as US Forest Service lands….

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…