Mount Vernon Country Club Conservation Eeasement
- Client: Mount Vernon Country Club, Colorado Open Lands
- Date: May, 2022
- Project Type: Conservation Planning
- Info: The Mount Vernon conservatino easement preserves a scenic viewshed visible from I-70.
Colorado Open Lands hired Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting to provide baseline documentation of the 145-acre property in Jefferson County. Located along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the diverse landscape provides habitat for a variety of wildlife species. This conservation project supports relatively natural habitat and open space conservation values. The property is considered high-priority habitat for elk, mule deer, bighorn sheep, American black bear and mountain lion. More than 150 bird species have been reported in the Mount Vernon area.