Eagle Valley Land Trust
Sweetwater Lake is now permanently protected, thanks to its new owner, the White River National Forest
The lake and the 488 acres around it, adjacent to the Flat Tops Wilderness, will now be protected from residential developers and saved for public access.
Sweetwater Lake closer to conservation as Forest Service land
The Conservation Fund’s acquisition of the 488-acre lake property sets the path toward protection as White River National Forest land.
U.S. Forest Service ranks protecting Colorado’s Sweetwater Lake high on its list of funding priorities
A promise of support from the Land and Water Conservation Fund bolsters the year-long campaign to protect the Garfield County lake and its surrounding acres from development
Plan to buy remote Sweetwater Lake and transfer it to Forest Service gets boost from Eagle County communities
With nearly $1 million in donations, the Eagle Valley Land Trust is moving ahead with plans to purchase the 488-acre, privately-owned property surrounded by National Forest land
Conservationists hope to tap Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve land and water on Sweetwater
Historic Sweetwater Lake and 488 acres of land around it near Dotsero has been in the sights of residential developers. But now it could be saved for public access.