Public Notice

Public notice: comment on our compliance

We invite you to provide input on how the Crested Butte Land Trust complies with national quality standards

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Crested Butte Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. As the only accredited Land Trust in the Gunnison Valley, we view accreditation as critical to our integrity. Accreditation assures our partners and supporters that we are a reliable, trustworthy organization, and that we are meeting the highest standards for our financial practices, transactions, land management, and governance.

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Crested Butte Land Trust complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit, or email your comment to Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Comments on Crested Butte Land Trust’s application will be most useful by Friday, July 21st.