2009 Annual Report

2009 ANNUAL REPORT “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” —E.O. Wilson 2009 Highlights 1)  2009 dominated by our work with the Town of Rico and Atlantic Richfield Corporation to clean-up mining-contaminated soils within the Town; 2)  Telluride Foundation grant and US Forest …

2008 Annual Report

2008 ANNUAL REPORT “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” —E.O. Wilson YOU NOW OWN TWO RED MOUNTAIN MINING CLAIMS WHOISTLRANDWHATDOWEDO? IS IT TIME TO ADD A GOOD SAMARITAN PROVISION TO THE CLEAN WATER ACT? EXPANDED COOPERATION AIDS HOWARD FORK A BIG THANKS …

2007 Annual Report

Annual Report 2007 “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” —E.O. Wilson SILVER LAKE MILL IN SAN JUAN COUNTY Introduction to TLR The Trust for Land Restoration (TLR) — a non-profit land trust based in Ridgway and working statewide — is recognized as …

Annual Report 2006

“There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” —E.O. Wilson YANKEE GIRL MINE AS SEEN FROM US HIGHWAY 550 SCENIC OVERLOOK   Yankee Girl Mine Saved by Local Hero! Montrose’s Mark Young Buys Threatened Mining Property, Conservation Easement with TLR Assures Permanent Protection, Stabilization …

Canyon Creek Watershed Brownfields Assessment

THE MOUNTAIN TOP MINE IN GOVERNOR BASIN, SEPTEMBER 2005, A PART OF THE CANYON CREEK WATERSHED BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT Environmental Assessment of Mining Claims Will Aid Land Acquisition The Telluride Watch Published: 9/08/06 By Christopher Pike Within a 26-square-mile area that contains the Canyon Creek drainage basin, which includes the high-alpine basins of Yankee Boy, Governor and Imogene, lie scores of mining …

Annual Report 2005

CANYON CREEK, AS SEEN FROM US HIGHWAY 550, SOUTHWEST OF OURAY, CO. “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” —E.O. Wilson TLR’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PAT WILLITS Looking Back at 2005: Canyon Creek Watershed Brownfields Assessment Advances Partnership on the Howard Fork Targets Mine …

Annual Report 2004

Photo: SHOE BASIN MINE, PERU CREEK BASIN Looking Back at 2004: Peru Creek Brownfields Assessment Complete Partnership on the Howard Fork Targets Mine Tailings Cleanup (view the PDF) Citizens of the Town of Ophir join USFS, US EPA, & TLR to characterize mining impacts along in the Howard Fork tributary to the San Miguel River, south of Telluride, Colorado See …

Annual Report 2003

Annual Report 2003Trust for Land Restoration Restoration in progress, Down Valley Park, San Miguel County The Trust for Land Restoration’s mission is to heal the last worst places by restoring, conserving and protecting environmentally significant lands degraded by mining or other human activities. “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous …

2002 Annual Report

Annual Report for the Trust for Land Restoration Reporting on the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 The Trust for Land Restoration’s mission is to heal the last worst places by restoring, conserving and protecting environmentally significant lands degraded by mining or other human activities. “There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of …

Annual Report 2001

First Annual Report Prepared for release July 15, 2001 Annual Report for the Trust for Land Restoration for the trust’s fiscal year ending March 31, 2001. Recognizing that important land conservation efforts are almost always stymied when complex mined-land liability issues present themselves, TLR has sought to find a path through the regulatory maze by cooperating with regulators, local governments, …