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Conservation and Open Space Planning

At Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting, we understand the challenges that landowners and managers face. We provide the tools to meet land use goals including conservation planning, easements, grazing plans, NRCS Technical Services, Rural Land Use Plans and other programs.

As a rancher, agency manager, residential landowner, conservation partner or owner of an exclusive property, we can help you navigate the challenges of incentives and regulatory programs while balancing the needs of your working landscape. With decades of experience on rural lands, our roots are in agriculture.

Whether developing a conservation easement report, developing a grazing plan or forest management plan, we have the tools and expertise necessary to make your project a success.

We work extensively with the Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), numerous land trusts, county governments and the Department of Natural Resources to meet a variety of resource management needs. Request a proposal to discuss how the following services can help you achieve your goals.

Past Projects in Conservation Planning

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Arkansas River Community Preserve

Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting conducted a wetland management study for a property in Lake County, Colorado. We identified potential environmental concerns and ultimately created the Arkansas River Community Preserve.

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Crystal Creek Ranch Conservation Plan

Design Workshop contracted Blue Mountain to provide wildfire mitigation planning to be incorporated in overall recreation plan.

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Black Canyon Road Open Space Plan

The City of Manitou Springs retained Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting (BMEC) to assist in the development of the Black Canyon Road Land Stewardship Plan. The plan is a working document that establishes open space goals, existing conditions, and recommendations for short- and long-term management and monitoring.

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Ruby Mountain Conservation Easement Plan

Colorado Parks and Wildlife contracted Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting to develop a conservation easement baseline report for a public-access property along the Arkansas River.

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