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  • 19 August 2019

    Goodbye Mike

      How much can one man accomplish in 8 years? If there is a limit, nobody told Mike O'Donal. Since being hired by the Orient Land Trust as the manager of Everson Ranch, Mike's list of accomplishments is practically never-e ...
  • 19 August 2019


    Part of preparing your own food instead of eating at a restaurant or just eating ready to eat foods, is the inevitable food waste. There are discarded peels, rinds, cobs, bits that you cut away, and other remnants of the food preparation ...
  • 19 August 2019

    Healing Water and Bodywork

    The bodywork team at OLT welcomes you and understands that arriving can sometimes be the hardest part. Most visitors are travelling far and wide to rejuvenate in our therapeutic waters. Many come to wash away city traffic and buzz others ...
  • 15 August 2019

    Harvest Celebration 2019

    The 4th Annual Harvest Celebration is Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 3:00 - 6:30 PM at Everson Ranch.  Enjoy a great Chuckwagon Dinner and a wonderful Concert and Dance by The River Ark ...
  • 23 July 2019

    Closing the Loop

    To begin to understand the concept of closing the loop of an ecosystem, follow the water. The streams that leave the top ponds, the soaking pond, the apple ponds. Where do they go? To find the answer, find the box. Each s ...
  • 23 July 2019

    Bats Returned June 24th

    The bats that inhabit the Orient Mine are Brazilian Free-tail bats. This is a migrating species and they are here only during the summer. The time of their arrival ...
  • 23 July 2019

    Everson Ranch Needs You

    VOLUNTEERING IN THE GARDEN? If you should ask yourself:  Can I contribute by volunteering in the OLT garden at the Everson Ranch?  ...
  • 15 June 2019

    2018 Annual Report

      Treasurer's Report - Patrick Comiskey  At the April board meeting, Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc., the new auditors presented their report and reviewed the aud ...

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Orient Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust
dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs (VVHS) and its viewshed—
including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat,
open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.