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 go…
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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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Grayce Kramlich Memorial Fund

Longtime SMLC supporter Grayce Kramlich passed away on August 15, 2017. Her family has generously suggested that contributions in her memory be made to South Metro Land Conservancy. SMLC will use the donations to her memorial fund to further efforts to protect open space in Littleton and Arapahoe County. If you would like to contribute…
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SMLC joins effort to protect South Platte River flows

South Metro Land Conservancy has made a contribution to the Environmental Pool, a joint effort by Denver Water and the Greenway Foundation to add 500 acre feet of water to the environmental storage at Chatfield Reservoir. This pool of water rights will allow water to be released from the reservoir into the South Platte River…
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Pat Cronenberger, President

Pat Cronenberger joins SMLC board

​South Metro Land Conservancy is excited to announce that Patricia Cronenberger has been elected to our board of directors.Pat is a long-time resident of Littleton and a prominent and dedicated public servant and activist. She worked for the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for 7 years until retiring in 2014. She was involved in a wide range…
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