2012 year granted
Conservation Values Protected
- Agricultural Open Space: The property was homesteaded in the early 1900s and has been used intermittently for livestock grazing ever since.
- Scenic Open Space: This scenic and undeveloped ranchland property is observable from County Road 314 and from the Arapaho National Forest, less than one mile south of this property. The conservation easement is adjacent to the 1,400-acre Williams Peak Ranch Company Conservation Easement and the 632-acre Battle Creek Holdings, LLC Conservation Easement, held by the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust.
- Wildlife Habitat: This property provides summer and winter range for elk. There is an elk migration route less than one mile to the east, an elk production area less than one mile to the southwest, and an area of winter elk concentration less than one mile to the northeast. This property is also overall range for black bear, mountain lion, moose, and mule deer. There is a mule deer migration corridor two miles to the east. This property is also overall range for sage grouse as well as a sage grouse production area, with a brooding area for sage grouse less than one mile to the north.