Conservation Flying with Aspen Valley Land Trust

True West Aerial Co. recently provided aerial support to Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) through a series of highly coordinated flights around the Aspen area. These low level flights were conducted in order to help fulfill the monitoring of numerous properties on which AVLT holds conservation easements. AVLT is based out of Carbondale, Colorado […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Colorado, Conservation, Flying|0 Comments

Colorado’s Browns Canyon: A New National Monument and a Win-Win Scenario

On February 18th, 2015 President Barack Obama leveraged his Executive authority to designate approximately 21,000 acres encompassing Browns Canyon in Colorado as a National Monument. Browns Canyon is a rugged and scenic stretch of the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado. The area is one of the most popular whitewater-rafting destinations in the country, and is […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Agriculture, Colorado, Conservation, Fly-fishing, Grazing, Ranches|0 Comments

Aerial Monitoring with CCALT

This past week True West Aerial partnered with the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) to accomplish the monitoring of numerous conservation easements throughout Southeastern Colorado.  We monitored over 17 different sites on a handful of different ranches, all with distinct character and beauty. One of the most unique properties we flew over was the JE […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Colorado, Conservation, Flying, Mirr Ranch Group, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fishing the North Poudre River Ranch

This past weekend, a few of us were able to enjoy the beautiful landscape and incredible private-fly-fishing at the North Poudre River Ranch. We spent the day Saturday exploring the river and getting acquainted with the resident trout throughout 2.5 miles of the North Fork of the Cache La Poudre River.

Departing Denver a little […]

August Fly Fishing in Montana and Idaho

 

There’s nothing quite like August fly-fishing in Montana. The grasshoppers and other terrestrials are out in force, the fish are hungry, and the days are sunny and long. I recently took a five-day trip with a couple of great friends to my home waters of Montana, and even ventured over the border into Idaho […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Conservation, Fly-fishing, Flying, Montana|0 Comments