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Past events

December 5, 2020: SPLT’s 9th Annual Celebration of the Prairie will be a virtual event. Sold out two years in a row.

December 8, 2020Colorado Gives Day!

July 22, 2020 at 6pm: Wine & Wildlife on the Prairie. We partnered with Talon Wine Brands to bring an online adventure, including a virtual wine-tasting and winery tour by Talon Winery owner Glenn Foster. Following was “visit” to the prairie with SPLT Director Nicole Rosmarino and Preserve Manager Jay Tutchton.

December 3, 2019: Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving where Facebook is matched up to $7 million on a first come, first serve basis. Thank you to everyone who donated.

December 10, 2019: Colorado Gives Day allowed SPLT to get a piece of a $1.5 Millon pie. Thank you to everyone who donated and scheduled their donation ahead of time at, where you can make a donation anytime or become a monthly donor.

December 15, 2019: Odd Numbers Matching Challenge. A generous SPLT donor matched all odd-numbered donations up to $9,683.

October 26, 2019:  SPLT’s 8th Annual Celebration of the Prairie was held at History Colorado Center in Denver. First Gentleman Marlon Reis gave a rousing speech about the need to protect prairie wildlife now, by donating to SPLT. The Celebration sold out & raised nearly $40,000.

June 22, 2019: SPLT’s Toast to the Prairie was held at the Fleming Mansion in Denver. The Toast sold out & raised nearly $20,000 for prairie wildlife.

October 19, 2018: SPLT’s 20th Anniversary Celebration was at the Space Gallery. The event sold out & raised $45,000 for prairie wildlife.

July 28 & 29, 2018: Annual bakesale for the prairie at VegFest Colorado . A fabulous success thanks for all who participated: patrons, tablers, and bakers. We raised $3,000 for prairie wildlife.

April 18-20, 2018: SPLT exhibited at the Center for Great Plains Studies Plains Safaris conference at Kearney, Nebraska. Executive Director Nicole Rosmarino also delivered a presentation on our efforts to create large wildlife refuges in the southern Great Plains.

April 2018: SPLT participated in the Wild Animal Sanctuary’s Wild Earth Day Festival. Thanks to our volunteers.

May 2018: SPLT hosted the Las Animas 5th Grade class at our Raven’s Nest Nature Preserve.

SPLT believes the most tangible and effective way we can help prairie wildlife is to acquire and protect the ground under their feet.

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Southern Plains Land Trust
P.O. Box 1016, Lamar, CO 81052

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