The decision to pledge $250,000 to the project was a unanimous decision of the AVLT board, according to board president Wally Obermeyer, calling the purchase a “landmark opportunity” for the upper valley.

ASPEN REAL ESTATE — Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) will match private donations toward the purchase of the Droste open space, up to $250,000, the Carbondale-based nonprofit announced Wednesday.The matching funds are intended to help raise the private contributions that are needed to complete the $17 million acquisition, which is scheduled to close at the end of the month. Pitkin County Open Space and Trails is spearheading the effort to acquire the 841-acre parcel, which encompasses the ridge between the Brush Creek and Owl Creek valleys on the outskirts of Snowmass Village.
By Staff, Aspen Times

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