Our work – in the News


February 16, 2024

Land Trust Alliance •  Habitat Conservation
Private Lands Play a Vital Role in Protecting Vulnerable Species

December 7, 2023

KRCC  •  Environmental
Trade your traditional Christmas tree for a juniper tree from SPLT’s Plains

June 27, 2023

Voyage Denver  •  Award for Historic Preservation
Meet Jay Tutchton of Southern Plains Land Trust

April 22, 2023

History Colorado  •  Award for Historic Preservation
Video: Penrose Schoolhouse Governor’s Award
Stephen H. Hart Award for Historic Preservation

April 19, 2023

Documentary Release •  By:  Jack Wolfskin & WaterBear
Serengeti of America

January 11, 2023

Rewilding Successes •  By:  Jay Tutchton & Nicole Rosmarino
Rewilding the Southern Great Plains

November 24, 2022

Defenders of Wildlife  •  By: Chamois Andersen
The Beauty and Opportunity of America’s Great Plains

October 20, 2022

KRDO Networks  •  By: Tyler Dumas
CPW Releases 30 New Black-footed Ferrets on the Eastern Plains

October 20, 2022

KDVR / Fox 31  •  By: Maris Westrum
Colorado’s Black-footed Ferret is Back from Near Extinction

October 11, 2022

Keep It Colorado
Heartland Ranch Nature Preserve: Restoring the American Serengeti

September 30, 2022

The Denver Post  •  By: Helen H. Richardson
In Southern Colorado, the Tarantulas are Out and About — Looking for Love

September 28, 2022

CPR News  •  By: Sam Brasch
Squeak! Squeak! You Can Track Colorado’s Climate-threatened Pikas with a New App

September 26, 2022

The Denver Gazette  •  by: Carol McKinley
Tarantu-love: Saving Colorado’s “Charismatic” Spider

July 25, 2022

The Atlantic  •  by: Julia Rosen
Trees are Overrated. Preserving the world’s great expanses of grass could be essential to combating climate change.

March 26 2022

The Rewilding Institute  •  by: Nicole Rosmarino
Bringing Back the American Serengeti

March 3, 2022

Giving Compass  •  by: Nicole Rosmarino
A Place for the Wild Ones: The Southern Plains Land Trust’s Refuges for Prairie Wildlife

Dec. 17, 2020

Colorado Public Radio: KRCC  •  By Shanna Lewis
Wild Bison Return to Colorado’s Great Plains



September 28, 2022

NPR Short Wave
Grasslands: The Unsung Carbon Hero


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