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  • 08 May 2018

    Members Appreciation Weekend: Jun 22-23

    Member Appreciation Weekend is June 22 and June 23. This is earlier than the past couple of years. It will come up quickly so make your plans now. This weekend is for members only, no non-member guests will be admitted. We will waive the ...
  • 08 May 2018

    Fire Ban

    The Saguache County Sheriff's Department has all of eastern Saguache County under a fire ban. No campfires anywhere, including the usual evening fire at the Pavilion. Also being enforced is the no smoking outside stipulation. As usual, s ...
  • 08 May 2018

    Springing Ahead at the Everson Ranch

    "The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kit ...
  • 08 May 2018

    Bird Watching Workshops Scheduled for May!

    Orient Land Trust has an abundant bird population arriving this month! For those of you who get up early, you may have heard the cacophony of bird song which occurs every year starting in late May. If you've seen the photos at the welcom ...
  • 08 May 2018

    Conservation Committee Hosts 2018 Weed Pull

    A group of OLT volunteers will gather on June 5th and 6th and unite against a common enemy: invasive weeds. A group of about 12 folks will spend 2 days focusing on a few of the most abundant offenders at Valley View Hot Springs. ...
  • 08 April 2018

    Save the Date: Annual Weed Pull: Jun 5-6

    Every year our Conservation Committee organizes a two day event to help eliminate noxious weeds on OLT property. The weeds we target are on the Colorado Noxious Weeds list. Noxious weeds are "non-native invasive plants that displace desi ...
  • 08 April 2018

    Fire Ban

    Fire ban from Sheriff. No fires anywhere, including our usual campfires at the Pavilion. We allow smoking at the Smoke Hut and in your vehicle. To be clear, we ask that guests smoke i ...
  • 08 April 2018

    Summer is right around the corner!

    Warm weather, cool nights, a great time to be outside! Summer is a favorite season for many hot springs guests. Those who have been here for a few years know that calling ahead is important. The bats take up summer residence at the mine ...

Last modified on Sunday, 11 May 2014 08:06

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.