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

Idaho Backcountry Fly-in

Every summer there are several events that take place at a special spot within the Idaho backcountry. A remote airstrip affectionately called “Johnson Creek” is a perfect landing area surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest in central Idaho’s Sawtooth Wildreness Area. This 3500 foot airstrip is a bush pilot’s dream, located within […]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Adventure, Flying|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

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