Conservancy News

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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RMNP License Plate Available January 1, 2016

New RMNP License Plate Available January 1 Estes Park—The new, much-anticipated Rocky Mountain National Park License Plate will be available January 1, 2016. The certificate for the issuance of the plate, which was approved by the Colorado General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper this past spring, will…

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