Parcel A 2007 year granted 32.4 acres
Parcel B 2008 year granted 35 acres
Conservation Values Protected
- Agricultural Open Space: The property has an agricultural history dating back to the early part of the last century; it has been used for cultivating hay and/or as pasture for livestock for more than a century.
- Scenic Open Space: This scenic meadow property, with the Fraser River flowing through it, is seen from US Highway 40 to the west, County Road 83 to the north, and County Road 8304 to the east. This property neighbors two other CHLT conservation easements and one other easement held by Grand County, creating nearly 600 acres of protected land in the Fraser River Valley. The property is within a larger landscape that includes the Continental Divide, the Vasquez Peak Wilderness Area, Byers Peak, and open views of the Fraser River Valley.
- Wildlife Habitat: This property provides habitat for deer, elk, bobcat, red fox, coyote, snowshoe hare and mountain lion. The Fraser River flows through the property, providing important habitat for fish and diverse waterfowl species.