Thursday, April 4th, 2013


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  • 29 April 2024

    Members Appreciation Weekend 2024

    Members are invited July 19th-21st for our annual members appreciation weekend! Live Music on Friday and Saturday nights from 8-midnight at the pavilion.  Friday night we welcome The River Arkansas  The four-piece each ...
  • 28 April 2024

    World Naked Gardening Day

    Saturday, May 4th, 2024 at the Everson Ranch It is that time of the year again: Please come and join us for a fun day of celebrating the 2024 International World Naked Gardening Day at the Everson Ranch. At this ...
  • 28 April 2024

    Mushroom Workshop

    The Everson Ranch is hosting the following workshop: Backyard Gardening with Mushrooms on Sunday June 9th from 10am-1pm. This mushroom inoculation course will consist o ...
  • 28 April 2024

    Robbie Goes to Valley View

    The San Luis Valley in south-central Colorado is a huge, high-altitude valley extending north to south for over 100 miles on into New Mexico. It is primarily rural farmland mostly irrigated by an aquifer under the valley floor. It is bor ...
  • 28 April 2024

    Wildfire Mitigation

    Recent Wildfire Hazard Clean-up On April 21, as part of OLT's efforts to mitigate wildfire risk, Doug Bishop led a group of eight OLT members and staff in the removal of dead wood and other fire hazards from the tent camping site ...
  • 08 March 2024

    Join our team!

    Orient Land Trust is hiring! We are currently hiring for the position of Visitor Services Manager at Valley View Hot Springs. Join our dynamic, fast-paced environment where employees are valued for their contributions and perspec ...
  • 08 March 2024

    We're hiring!

    Orient Land Trust is a great place to work! We have a dedicated and friendly staff who work year-round to promote the mission of the land trust, maintain this beautiful property, and assist guests with their visits. ...
  • 05 March 2024

    Volunteer at Valley View Hot Springs and Everson Ranch

    Are you looking to get away and enjoy an extended stay in nature? Would you give a few hours a day towards our cause? Consider volunteering at Valley View Hot Springs or the historic Everson Ranch. Valley View volunteers are dedi ...

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For the education, enjoyment, and well-being of current and future generations, Orient Land Trust: 
promotes a positive clothing-optional experience at all properties including Valley View Hot Springs, Orient Mine and Everson Ranch;
preserves the viewshed, including land acquisition; 
protects natural, wild, agricultural, and historic resources, in the northern San Luis Valley.