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SMLC Neighborhood Gathering at Powers Park

SMLC, in partnership with the City of Littleton, held a neighborhood gathering at Powers Park on July 27th to show neighbors the Powers Park drawings and answer questions.  Neighbors also got a chance to fill out an application for a free tree.  The City applied for a grant to purchase trees for the northeast neighborhoods as…
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South Suburban Parks and Recreation is Updating its Master Plan

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is updating its Master Plan.  Be sure to weigh in by taking the survey. You can access it by going to https://www.ssprd.org/ SMLC also invites you to read the comment letter that we sent to SSPR regarding the Master Plan update. You can find it below.
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South Metro Land Conservancy Annual Newsletter 2022

SMLC’s annual newsletter is out!  It’s been a great year and we are busy with new projects that will benefit our local environment, create better parks, connect kids to nature and serve our community. Please take a moment to read it.
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Meet Greet and Eats at Ketring Park

It was a great time at the City of Littleton’s “Meet Greet and Eats at Ketring Park”.  Here are the South Platte Park Naturalists with their Nature Van.  They also brought crawdads for everyone to get up close with!
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South Suburban Parks and Recreation Candidates Answer The Questions

South Metro Land Conservancy posed 5 questions to all eight South Suburban Parks and Recreation candidates.  Their responses appear below unedited, exactly as they were received.  SMLC is extremely appreciative of the time they took to address these questions and we thank them! For more information about the May 3rd election and candidate bios, please…
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South Metro Land Conservancy Annual Newsletter 2021

Dear SMLC Supporters: You have always been deeply appreciative of our community’swonderful parks, trails and open spaces close to home. If it weren’tfor these, a difficult year would have just been too hard to bear formany of us. Thank you for all you have done through the years tosupport the acquisition and development of these…
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2021 Meet, Greet & Eats

SMLC was thrilled to be a part of the highly popular Littleton City Council “Meet, Greet and Eats” events during the summer of 2021. SMLC sponsored the South Platte Park naturalist staff to provide family nature activities at each of the three parks where the “Meet, Greet and Eats” took place. The ranger naturalists helped…
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Scott Melin, Vice President

Scott Melin joins SMLC’s board

South Metro Land Conservancy is pleased to announce the election of Scott Melin to the organization’s Board of Directors.   Scott is an attorney with the Bagley Law Firm and a 2018 graduate of the Littleton Leadership Academy. He was born and raised in Littleton. In fact, five generations of his family have lived in…
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SMLC founder Bobbie Sheffield retires from the Board

Founder and long-time Board member Bobbie Sheffield retired from the South Metro Land Conservancy (SMLC) Board of Directors in December 2018.    Bobbie, along with a group of other like-minded citizens, formed SMLC in 1993 because of their concern with the rapid loss of open space in the south metro area. The first project the…
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SMLC partners with GOCO’s Generation Wild initiative

South Metro Land Conservancy has partnered with Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) on the Generation Wild initiative to encourage young people to reconnect with nature and have fun outside. For more information, including the List of 100 Things to Do Before You’re 12 (which are also fun to do if you’re older than that!), check out…
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