COSA Colorado Open Lands hiring San Luis Valley position

Join a leading land trust in the protection of a gorgeous part of rural Colorado as we work to implement innovative groundwater-focused conservation easements to support aquifer recovery in the Upper Rio Grande River Basin. The work of this position is concentrated in COL’s San Luis Valley priority landscape and is focused on conservation easements that support COL’s mission, including the development of groundwater-focused easements and other community-driven projects that support the resources, agricultural heritage, and recreation opportunities of the San Luis Valley. Colorado Open Lands is a statewide land trust comprised of passionate, creative, collaborate professionals working to conserve the places that make Colorado special. If you have significant conservation easement experience, especially with agricultural conservation, and are looking to delve into ways to apply land conservation tools to community water challenges, we want you!

Position based within reasonable distance of our Alamosa office. Position is open until filled. Full job description at

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Director of conservation

1546 Cole Boulevard #200

Lakewood, CO 80401

o: 303.988.2373 ext. 220

m: 520.780.1711