Land Conservation Agreement Preserves 3,201-Acre Ben Delatour Scout Ranch In Northern Colorado

Release Date: Nov 23, 2011  

Contact(s): John L. Coleman, Jr., Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America (970) 584-2222, Ann Barrett, The Conservation Fund, (703) 908-5809


 

Larimer County, Colo. — The Longs Peak Council of the Boy Scouts of America (LPC) and The Conservation Fund announced today the permanent protection of the Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, a 3,201-acre property located 40 miles northwest of Fort Collins. A conservation easement on the Ranch secures one of the last, large forested properties in the Cache la Poudre watershed and enables the property to continue to serve as an outdoor classroom for children and future forestry leaders. More...