Colorado Open Lands (COL) announced today its merger with the Southwest Land Alliance (SLA), a land trust serving the south-central portion of Colorado and working primarily in Archuleta County for the past 40 years. SLA has conserved 44 properties on over 26,000 acres of land in southern Colorado. Funding for the completion of the merger was provided by Great Outdoors Colorado and the Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation. The merger was effective December 31, 2020. Congratulations to both COL and SLA on this partnership!