TLR has begun its Sustaining Membership Drive. Donations will go toward stabilization and preservation of the Idarado Houses. Donations may be made either to TLR or to the Ouray County Historical Society (OCHS). Donations of $250 made to OCHS’ Idarado Houses Fund will earn back a 25% Colorado Enterprise Zone Tax Credit. Please make donations to the Idarado Houses Project by mail at: …
TLR Video – Idarado Houses Project
TLR’s Program Assistant Lisa Hickman has recently produced a promotional video that chronicles the Idarado Houses project and the people who once lived there. This 17 minutes video combines history with present day efforts to stabilize and preserve the Idarado Houses near the top of Red Mountain Pass.
Montrose Daily Press – TLR and Donation of Idarado Houses to Ouray County
The Montrose Daily Press recently published a TLR press release related to the Idarado Houses project and the completion of donation of the Houses to Ouray County by Idarado-Newmont Mining. The donation of the Houses and property marks the beginning of the stabilization phase.
TLR Engineers – Donation of Idarado Houses to Ouray County
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Ouray County Plaindealer – Efforts Underway to Preserve Idarado Houses
TLR’s recent work to preserve the Idarado Houses drew the attention of our local newspaper during last week’s Board of County Commissioners meeting. The Ouray Plaindealer article by Carolina Brown gives a brief history of the houses and the effort in place to preserve these historical structures south of Ouray. Trust for Land Restoration is working with Newmont Mining Corp., …
Invitation to Volunteer – Red Mountain Monitoring Day!
The Trust for Land Restoration invites the public to its fourth annual Red Mountain Mining District Monitoring Day, Thursday, September 30th. Participating volunteers will inspect and photograph ten conserved, historically-significant sites, above or in Ironton Park, including the Yankee Girl, the Guston Depot, the Corkscrew Turntable, the American Girl, the Turk & White House, the Larson Brothers, Beaver Belfast and …
Reflections – Looking Back to 2008
Ethan Solomon camping on the Chicken & New Deal Mining Claims 1968 YOU NOW OWN TWO RED MOUNTAIN MINING CLAIMS Telluride Foundation Grant Aids Donation, January 2008 RIDGWAY- The owners of two patented mining claims near Red Mountain Pass have donated the land to the Trust for Land Restoration. The deal closed December 29, 2008. The Chicken and New Deal …
San Juan Mining and Reclamation Conference
Raising awareness of the science and policy of mining and mine lands remediation while developing collaborations for improving mining practices… Check out this short video, featuring our own Patrick Willits, to learn about the conference and what makes it unique!
ROCC Honors Pat Willits as Outstanding Citizen for 2013
TLR’s Executive Director, Patrick Willits, received Ridgway-Ouray Community Council’s 2013 Outstanding Citizen Award. Read the Telluride Daily Planet Article here.
TLR Planning – Silver Mountain Mine Project
Trust for Land Restoration planning for Silver Mountain Mine project Submitted by Ouray County Pl… on Wed, 12/12/2018 – 8:00am by Dalton Carver email@example.com After a successful pitch to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Trust for Land Restoration has been awarded $92,000 toward the purchase of mining claims known as the Silver Mountain Mine property, on …