CCALT Applying for Renewal of Accreditation

The Land Trust Accreditation Program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. In 2009, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) received our first accreditation certification. To maintain that accreditation status, CCALT must renew our accreditation every five years.
We are pleased to announce that the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust is applying for renewal of accreditation in 2019. 

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts extensive reviews of each renewal applicant’s policies and programs. During the renewal process, the Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how CCALT complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards click here. Comments on CCALT’s application will be most useful by September 14, 2019.
Comments regarding CCALT may be e-mailed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission at the following address:
Land Trust Accreditation Commission
Attn: Public Comments
36 Phila Street, Suite 2 
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
To learn more about the Land Trust Alliance and accreditation, visit We look forward to keeping you posted on our renewal process and appreciate your participation, should you choose, in this matter.

Save the Date: CCALT’s 2019 Forever BBQ is July 13th at the Steel Ranch in Buena Vista!

Spring has sprung! The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) is in the midst of a busy spring and gearing up for an even busier summer. We are excited to announce that the date and location of our 2019 Forever Colorado BBQ have been selected. We hope to see all of you at the Steel Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on Saturday, July 13th!
Buena Vista and Salida are both very busy during the summer months, so if you plan to stay overnight following the BBQ we recommend making room reservations as soon as possible.
For more information on the 2019 Forever Colorado BBQ visit or contact Jayne at or 720.557.8264.

About the Steel Ranch
CCALT partnered with the Steel family and The Trust for Public Land to conserve the Steel ranch in 2017. Located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 285 and U.S. Highway 24 just south of the Town of Buena Vista, the 186-acre ranch is one of Colorado’s most visible working landscapes. Conservation of the ranch was a lifelong dream of landowners, Ed and Geraldine Steel, and after Ed’s passing, Geraldine saw their dream through to fruition.
Hotel Reservations
Click here for a list of official CCALT room blocks and hotels.
Sponsorship & Event Underwriting Opportunities
Click here to download the 2019 sponsorship package.

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.