Help Douglas Land Conservancy this Spring by Shopping at Tagawa Gardens

Are you planning to do some flower shopping in the coming weeks? Help Douglas Land Conservancy this spring by shopping at  for your flowers and summer gardening supplies! Just mention Douglas Land Conservancy or present the attached card when checking out at Tagawa Gardens, and DLC could receive up to 20% of the money spent.

Being Present with Nature

Being Present with Nature By Foster Laverne Harding: On a sunny day in late winter, I went for a walk in Waterton canyon. It is a magnificent setting that the South Platte River carved to move from its mountain origins out onto the plains of America’s vast interior. The river forms the western and northern boundaries of Douglas County until …

Let the Eagles Soar on Superbowl Sunday

I like the Eagles for the Super Bowl By:  Richard Bangs Photo credit:  Tom Netwal Let the Eagles soar. Sunday I will be cheering on the Eagles as they battle the Patriots in the Super Bowl.  I’ve nothing particular against the Patriots. I like patriots. People who honor the traditions of this country and work hard to protect them are …

2017 Board and Staff Matching Challenge for Colorado Gives Day

  Help us meet our 2017 DLC Board and Staff Challenge on Colorado Gives Day! We’re committed to matching up to $22,500 in donations (1 dollar for every acre that DLC has protected) made to DLC during Colorado Gives Day this year! Your support helps us with our continued efforts to conserve the places that we have all come to …

Douglas Land Conservancy Applies for Renewal of Accreditation

Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Douglas Land Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, …

Help Douglas Land Conservancy this Spring by Shopping at Tagawa Gardens

Are you planning to do some flower shopping in the coming weeks? Help Douglas Land Conservancy this spring by shopping at  for your flowers and summer gardening supplies! Just mention Douglas Land Conservancy or present the attached card when checking out at Tagawa Gardens, and DLC could receive up to 20% of the money spent. Share this post with your friends …

The Owl Night – by Zane

Silent swooping up and down. An owl flies fast, but silently. How? Slow, but silent too. Its soft, silent feathers flapping in the midnight. The owl comes down to catch a mouse. Snatch. The mouse is breakfast. Back to the nest goes the owl. Uno, dos, tres. Three little chicks. Peep, peep, peep. Mother owl pops a piece of food …

Wide Open Words – October, 2016 – It is Up to Us!

It is up to Us! by Alan Clarke………….. Forty years in the city. That is a long time. Long enough to forget about the sound of wind blowing through the forest…to forget what a fox looks like…to forget the glory of a sunrise…to forget the sweet, heavy scent of pine trees in the hot sun. My mother-in-law has come from the …

Rocky Mountain National Park – The First 100 Years – Presentation

Please Join Douglas Land Conservancy for the Third Presentation in our 2016 Speaker Series ______________________ Rocky Mountain National Park:  The First 100 Years    Presented by the Author  and Former DLC Board Member,  Mary Taylor Young.  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6 – 8 pm @ CALF’s Lowell Ranch 2330 South I-25 on East Frontage Road, South of Castle Rock ____________________________________ …

Wide Open Words – August 10, 2016 – Olympics and Land Conservation

2016 Olympic Games and Land Conservation……What do they have in common?? by David King ……….. Every four years, the world comes together in an event unlike any other.  Athletes from around the world unite to demonstrate the ideals in competition, sportsmanship, and entertainment. In addition to the good tidings that are created between nations and peoples, there as a uniting …