Conservancy News

National Public Lands Days Volunteer Project

Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate National Public Lands Day by hosting a volunteer project in Rocky. National Public Lands Day occurs on the last Saturday of September every year and helps us celebrate the protection of our beautiful public lands throughout the country. As part…

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Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day!

Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate the first annual Colorado Public Lands Day by hosting a volunteer project in Rocky. In May 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday recognizing the value of public lands within the state. From now…

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Conservancy Welcomes Esther River Murdock as New Executive Director

Estes Park – The Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther “Estee” Rivera Murdock as its new Executive Director. She replaces Charles “Charley” Money who has retired. Estee Rivera Murdock hails from Washington, D.C., where she worked for the National Park Service (NPS)…

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Conservancy Leads Effort to Acquire and Protect Wild Basin Parcel

Estes Park – It could have been a worst-case scenario for Rocky Mountain National Park: a “Land for Sale” sign going up on the largest privately-held, developed parcel in the Wild Basin area. If not for a quick response from the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, a 12.5-acre property would have been…

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