Have you ever noticed a tree that bends in a strange way or has a twisted trunk? It’s probably not a natural occurrence.

During recent hikes and visits to protected open space, DLC supporters began to note oddly shaped trunks and branches on random pine trees. Did you know that these may actually be the handiwork of the Ute Native Americans from centuries ago? Over 120 people joined Douglas Land Conservancy on Saturday, February 27th, for a very special presentation by local author, artist, …

DLC Named Non-profit of the Month at 105 West Brewing Company

Have you checked out the new brewery in Castle Rock, 105 West? They not only have amazing brews and a great casual atmosphere, but they support local non-profits! We love them for all those reasons and think you will too. We are pleased to announce that during the month of February, 2016, Douglas Land Conservancy will be the featured non-profit! …

Spring 2015 Newsletter

DLC President’s Letter They say that as you get older each year passes faster as it is a smaller and smaller percentage of your life.  I can attest to that.  Last year as I wrote this letter there was snow on the ground and more on the way.  This year our moisture arrived a bit late, but is a welcome …

DLC Receives Grant to Develop Open Vision Space Plan in Elbert County

In the summer of 2014, DLC began discussions with the Director of Community and Development Services for Elbert County, about the possibility of partnering with the county to develop an open space vision plan. Elbert County currently does not own any public open space, and a vision plan may provide the opportunity for the county to acquire land for public …