Share in Our Progress

For almost 20 years, GRCL has been working to conserve ranch lands in the Gunnison Basin and with more than 28,000 acres conserved so far, we are well on our way to ensuring that the scenic beauty and agricultural productivity of our valley will remain for future generations.  The protection of these working landscapes also means water is attached to the land forever, and wildlife habitat is protected from fragmentation and degradation.  Click on our Progress Report and see what we've been working on!

We need your help.  

Consider a tax-deductible donation to conserve ranchlands and preserve ranching in the Gunnison Valley.  

Conserve Ranchlands

Gunnison Ranchland Conservation Legacy exists to serve landowners in the conservation easement process.  A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, GRCL acts as an intermediary for conservation-minded landowners. Services offered by GRCL include:


  • helping landowners assess their needs and future plans.

  • finding an appropriate land trust.

  • obtaining funding to pay for conservation easements.

  • completing legal and technical aspects of the transaction.


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Preserve Ranching

Gunnison Valley Ranching is an outreach program that aims to support the preservation of ranching as a viable agricultural industry in the Gunnison Country.  
Through unbiased, factual information of the highest quality, we want to incorporate ranchland preservation and the business of ranching into larger community conversations, policies and endeavors.

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