Colorado Open Lands and San Isabel Land Protection Trust announced a merger of operations effective December 31, 2021. The two land trusts have collaborated on a number of projects in the past, and the collaboration is taken to a new level with the merger. Colorado Open Lands has protected more than 600,000 acres of land in conservation easements statewide, and San Isabel holds conservation easements on more than 42,000 acres in southern Colorado. Colorado Open Lands will maintain an office in San Isabel’s existing location in Westcliffe, Colorado. Congratulations to both organizations!